By CBS13 Staff

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A pedestrian has died after they were struck by a vehicle in Sacramento late Tuesday afternoon.

Sacramento police say the incident happened just before 6 p.m. along Richards Boulevard, between 5th and 7th streets.

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Officers responded to the scene and found a person had been struck by a vehicle. Exactly what led up to the person being struck is unclear, but he was taken to the hospital and later pronounced dead.

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The driver stayed at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation, police say.

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No information about the pedestrian killed, other than that he was a male, has been released.