UPDATE: 71-year-old man dies after being hit by car on Cliff Avenue

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UPDATED 11 a.m.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — A 71-year-old Sioux Falls man died after being hit by a car on Monday night.

The crash happened around 9:45 p.m. Monday in the 600 block of North Cliff Avenue. A car was heading north on Cliff Avenue when it the man. The investigation is on-going, but Sioux Falls Police Department spokesman said speed or alcohol don’t appear to be a factor.

The 35-year-old driver told police she was looking at a group of people on the sidewalk, worried they’d step in front of traffic. When the driver turned to look back at the road, she wasn’t able to stop in time and hit a man.

There are no charges at this time, Clemens said, pending the crash investigation.

6:13 a.m.

Authorities are investigating a vehicle vs. man crash in the 600 block of North Cliff Avenue. 

According to the Sioux Falls Police Department, a man was crossing Cliff Avenue when he was hit by a vehicle that was northbound. There’s no word on how serious the injuries to the man were. 

Cliff Avenue was closed for a period of time so authorities could investigate but it has reopened. 

The investigation is on-going. 

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