Pedestrian hit and killed by semi on I-25 in Colorado Springs identified

By Ellie Mulder Updated: April 13, 2018 at 6:15 am • Published: April 12, 2018 0
photo - Colorado Springs Ambulance (Photo by Ernestas Tyminas, The Gazette)
Colorado Springs Ambulance (Photo by Ernestas Tyminas, The Gazette)

A pedestrian hit and killed by a semi Wednesday night while crossing Interstate 25 just north of Garden of the Gods Road has been identified by the El Paso County Coroner's Office as Jeremy Valdez, 47.

Valdez, whose hometown has not been determined, was crossing from west to east on the interstate about 6 p.m. when he was hit by a truck in the southbound lanes, said police spokesman Lt. Howard Black.

The driver is not expected to be cited.

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