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Pedestrian struck and killed by SUV in Aurora

Published: Monday, Feb. 3, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT

AURORA (AP) – Authorities say a man walking in downtown Aurora was struck and killed by an SUV.

The Arlington Heights Daily Herald reports that police say the man was walking south on Broadway Avenue shortly before 4 a.m. Sunday when the collision happened. The driver of the SUV says she discovered she had hit the man when she heard a loud thump from the front of her vehicle and pulled over.

Police say there were no signs of drugs or alcohol at the scene but that the woman was ticketed for failing to slow down to avoid an accident.

Police also say the man, described as in his 30s or 40s, has not been identified.

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