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LCPD: 61-year-old man killed in pedestrian crash

Las Cruces Police say a 61-year-old man was killed after a pedestrian crash Monday evening.

Umberto Estupinan was crossing Lohman Avenue, just east of Solano Drive, when he was struck in the center lane by a 1996 Dodge Dakota, according to police.

Estupinan was transported to Mountainview Regional Medical Center where he died Tuesday morning.

Police say Estupinan was not in a designated crosswalk and was wearing clothes not easily visible to drivers.

The driver is not expected to be charged for the incident.

A portion of Lohman was closed to traffic until about 3 a.m. Tuesday morning.

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