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Pedestrian struck and killed on East Fall Creek Parkway North Drive

Posted at 6:27 AM, May 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-19 15:58:01-04

INDIANAPOLIS — A pedestrian has died after he was struck by a motorist on Indianapolis' northeast side early Tuesday morning.

The crash occurred just after 4:30 a.m. on East Fall Creek Parkway North Drive near the intersection with Drexel Avenue, according to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.

East Fall Creek Parkway North Drive was closed near the site of the crash.

The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. The man has been identified as Xavier Smith, 28, according to the Marion County Coroner's Office.

Police said the driver sustained a minor injury in the incident and is cooperating with investigators.