GLENDALE, AZ - A jogger has died after being struck by a driver on eastbound Beardsley Road east of 75th Avenue Friday morning.
According to Glendale police, the accident happened around 5:20 a.m. when a grey sedan reportedly hit one of two females jogging on the side of the road as it was passing them.
The 42-year-old Peoria driver remained on scene after the crash.
The woman who died from her injuries has been identified as 43-year-old Glendale resident Alisha Church. Church was treated at the scene by paramedics and air-lifted to a Valley hospital where she died.
The second jogger, a 44-year-old Peoria resident, was not struck.
Police say investigators are still working to determine whether impairment or distraction may have factored into the accident. Police do not believe speed was a factor.
The investigation is ongoing.