PHOENIX - Police have identified a man who was killed when he was struck by a vehicle while crossing a Central Phoenix street Wednesday night.
The accident happened around 6:30 p.m. near Thomas Road and 18th Street when 63-year-old Joseph James Genova was using a walker as he tried to cross the street mid-block, according to Phoenix police Sgt. Steve Martos.
Genova was taken to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.
Martos said the victim lived in a nearby senior care facility.
The 48-year-old driver of the 1992 Nissan Sentra remained at the scene of the accident.
Police say there were no signs of impairment and at this time no charges are pending against the driver.
The accident remains under investigation.
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