INDIANAPOLIS — For the third consecutive night, police in Marion County are investigating a person hit and killed by a motor vehicle.
On Thursday night, police were investigating after two cars crashed and one struck and killed a pedestrian on a sidewalk on East Washington Street.
Information on the man killed was not immediately available, but police believed he was probably in his 50s.
Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers and a medical crew were sent shortly before 9:45 p.m. to the intersection of Washington and North Denny streets. The crash was located a few blocks east at the intersection of Washington and Grant streets.
One of the cars was eastbound and preparing to turn onto Grant when it hit the other car, which careened onto a sidewalk and hit the man.
The drivers were cooperating with police.
Multiple people were in the vehicles, police said. Many people saw the crash and were talking with police. Several tried to help the man who was hit, authorities said.
People who knew the man killed also were at the scene.
Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department closed off a section of Washington Street in the area between Sherman Drive and Emerson Avenue.
Police did not immediately believe alcohol or drugs were involved in the fatal crash.
On Wednesday night, a man was killed in a collision with a car just after 10:05 p.m. in the 2600 block of Westlane Road on the northwest side. Lawrence police think a man in his 30s had just left his car and was preparing to cross the street when he was hit. The man has not yet been identified.
On Tuesday night, 28-year-old Aaron Cofer was killed in a crash near Pendleton Pike and Post Road. According to IMPD investigators, Cofer tried to cross the street several feet behind a stoplight when he was hit by a car. The driver stayed on the scene and cooperated with police.