One pedestrian was killed, and another critically injured in separate crashes Wednesday night in the Center Point area.
The first happened about 5:20 p.m. in the 400 block of 18th Avenue N.W. near Center Point Parkway.
Jefferson County sheriff’s Lt. Joni Money said the 24-year-old male victim was taken to the hospital with critical injuries.
The driver of the vehicle left the scene but was later located at a nearby home. The driver is undergoing questioning by detectives.
Then, at 9:15 p.m., deputies again were called to Center Point Parkway, this time at 22nd Avenue N.W.
When they arrived, they found the male victim unresponsive.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver in the second crash remained at the location and is cooperating with detectives.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Traffic Accident Reconstruction Team and detectives are working both incidents.