Pedestrian struck, killed by taxi downtown

Taxi struck and killed a pedestrian who ran out into street on April 5, 2015 (WISH)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – According to police, a pedestrian was killed after running out in front of a taxi cab mini-van just after 2:30 a.m. Sunday.

When police arrived on the scene, they found a man laying in the road.  The man was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

The accident occurred downtown near Cleveland and East New York Street.

The cab was carrying six passengers at the time of the accident. None of the passengers were injured.

Police say the cab driver was not impaired in anyway, although he was offered a breathalyzer.

The identity of the pedestrian who was struck has not yet been released. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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