Police identify man hit by car and killed Friday night

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DES MOINES – A man is dead after being hit by a car Friday night.

Police identified him as 62-year-old Gregory Snowden of Des Moines.

Des Moines Police and Des Moines Fire responded to a report of a person hit by a vehicle around 9:27 p.m. in the 800 block of SW 9th Street.

First responders found Snowden had been hit by a vehicle heading southbound across the SW 9th viaduct over the Raccoon River. He was taken to Methodist Hospital and died on Saturday.

Police say witness statements indicate Snowden was sitting in the road before the crash.

At this time, driver impairment and distracted driving do not appear to be contributing factors. Additional information will be shared as it is released.

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