APD investigates two separate fatal pedestrian crashes on Central

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Albuquerque Police Department responded to two deadly crashes involving pedestrians on Central on Tuesday night. One took place at the intersection of Central and Dallas.

Officers at the scene say a female pedestrian crossed Central from south to north and was struck by a vehicle traveling westbound on Central. The vehicle fled the scene.

The victim’s identity has not been confirmed at this time. The investigation is ongoing.

Another fatal pedestrian crash took place on Central just east of Victory Lane. APD reports that during their investigation, police learned a vehicle was traveling eastbound on Central when a male pedestrian left the south shoulder and ran northbound across Central. The male was struck by the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The male victim’s identity is unknown at this time and APD states no charges are pending for the driver.

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