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Man dead after Central Avenue crash

Posted at 9:03 PM, Nov 24, 2018
and last updated 2019-07-17 14:50:58-04

BILLINGS – A Billings area man is dead after being hit by a car, heading west on Central Avenue at 24th Street West.

According to Billings Police Sgt. Clyde Reid, around 8 p.m. Saturday night, a man with dark clothing was crossing Central ave. where there was not a designated crosswalk.

The minivan with a family inside, was driving westbound when it hit the man on Central.

According to Reid, when first-responders arrived at the scene, the man was unresponsive and CPR was attempted.

Police have blocked off all traffic on Central Ave. between 24th Street West and 25th Street West.

Reid said to expect road closures for about 4-6 hours as they wait for crash scene investigators, who were on their way to the scene around 8:40 p.m.

Reid says the identity of the man is known but can not be released at this time.