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IMPD: Pedestrian hit, killed by semi on Lafayette Road

UPDATE: The victim has been identified as Marion Juarez-Argueta, 31.

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A man died Monday morning after being hit by a semitruck on the city’s near-west side, according to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.

Shortly before 5 a.m. Monday, police found Marion Juarez-Argueta, 31, injured on the ground at the intersection of Lafayette Road and Commercial Drive near 34th Street.

Argueta had injuries consistent with being hit by a vehicle and died at the scene, according to police.

IMPD says the driver of the semitruck remained at the scene and cooperated with investigators.

The truck driver was taken to a hospital for a blood draw in accordance with state law.

No one has been arrested, and the police investigation was ongoing.