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Pedestrian killed crossing central Cancun street

Cancun, Q.R. — A Cancun man was killed after being hit by a taxi while attempting to cross a busy roadway.

The accident was reported shortly after 7:00 a.m. along José López Portillo Avenue near the city center when a taxi driver from Leona Vicario hit the man. The unidentified male was allegedly crossing the street outside of a pedestrian crosswalk.

Municipal Police were the first respondents, arriving to find the man without vital signs. Authorities cordoned off the area and covered the man while they waited for personnel from the forensic medical office to arrive.

There was no word on charges.

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