Tempe police: Fatal crash closes Baseline Road

TEMPE, AZ - A fatal crash between a vehicle and a pedestrian shut down parts of Baseline Road on Monday.

Tempe police said a man in his 50s died from his injuries sustained after he was hit by a car while crossing southbound in the crosswalk at Baseline Road and Arizona Grand.

The man was taken to the hospital where he died, police said.

Police are investigating, but they do not believe that drugs or alcohol were involved.

Police are trying to determine who had the light allowing them to proceed.

Baseline was closed in both eastbound and westbound directions between Calle de los Cerros Drive and Wendler Drive, Tempe police said.

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