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One man is dead after an auto-pedestrian crash Thursday, according to a news release from the Fountain Police Department. 

Police were called to the crash on South Academy Boulevard, just west of the Interstate 25 overpass, at 9 p.m. Officers learned that a male pedestrian in dark clothing had attempted to cross South Academy outside of a marked crosswalk in an area with no lighting, police said. 

The man was struck by a vehicle traveling east on South Academy. Police said the man was treated on the scene before being transported to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Speed nor alcohol is being considered a factor in the crash, according to the news release. 

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