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Police Investigate Automobile versus Pedestrian Collision

Released on Thursday, February 2, 2017

On February 2nd at 6:05 pm, Fort Collins Police Services was notified of an automobile versus pedestrian collision on South Taft Hill Road near the intersection of Clearview Avenue.

A 2004 Maroon Toyota Sienna minivan, driven by Kevin Darst, 38, of Fort Collins, was traveling southbound on S. Taft Hill Road in the right through lane approaching Clearview Avenue. The pedestrian was walking southbound on the west sidewalk and entered the roadway. The male may have slipped or fallen into the path of the southbound vehicle before being struck.

The pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the scene. The identity of the pedestrian will be released by the Larimer County Coroner’s Office.

The intersection of S. Taft Hill Road and Clearview Avenue was closed for approximately 4 hours while investigators processed the scene. The investigation is continuing.

Anyone with information about the collision, who has not already given a statement to police, is asked to contact Officer Shane Hasebroock at 970-221-6555.

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