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Pedestrian Killed After Being Hit By Minivan

DES MOINES, Iowa — A Des Moines man is dead after being struck by a van near Drake University.  It happened just after 7:00 p.m. Thursday near 23rd Street and University Avenue.

Police say a 28-year-old man was hit while walking across University. First responders rushed him to the hospital in serious condition.  Despite extensive life saving efforts, the man died a short time later.

Authorities are questioning the driver.  The names of those involved have not been released. The crash is still under investigation.

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