Man Killed While Crossing Hubbell Avenue Identified

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DES MOINES, Iowa -- Des Moines police have released the name of a man who was hit and killed when he was crossing Hubbell Avenue Tuesday night.

Police say 61-year-old James Pascasio was crossing Hubbell Avenue at E. 42nd Street around 5:30 p.m. when he was hit by a vehicle traveling southbound on Hubbell.

Pascasio was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officials say the vehicle that hit Pascasio was driven by 19-year-old Osmar Portillo-Rodrigues.

Police are continuing their investigation but say it doesn’t look like excessive speed nor impairment were contributing factors.

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