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Man dies after being hit by car at Safeway in Scottsdale

Posted at 4:06 PM, Feb 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-28 18:13:39-05

An investigation is underway after a car struck and killed a man outside a Scottsdale Safeway on Tuesday afternoon.

The incident happened around 3:30 p.m. near Shea Boulevard and Scottsdale Road. 

Scottsdale police said two men were on the sidewalk when an SUV jumped the curb and hit them. 

Both men were transported to the hospital. One of the men, 81-year-old Michael Ebertain died from his injured. 

The driver, a woman in her 70s, was uninjured. Her female passenger suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to the hospital. 

Police say the driver remained on scene and fully cooperated with investigators. 

The cause of the crash remains under investigation, impairment does not appear to be a factor, police said.