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PD: Person hit, killed by motorcycle in Ahwatukee

Ped vs motorcycle accident 40th Street and Chandler Boulevard
Posted at 8:45 PM, Nov 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-12 08:27:54-05

AHWATUKEE, AZ — Police say a pedestrian was killed after they were struck by a motorcycle in Ahwatukee Monday night.

The incident happened near 40th Street and Chandler Boulevard around 8:30 p.m. Police say a 32-year-old motorcyclist was headed northbound when he struck Jan Hong, a woman in her sixties, as she was crossing the roadway.

Police say Hong was pronounced dead at the scene. The motorcyclist was taken to the hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.

The intersection of Mountain Parkway and Mountain Sky Avenue was closed during the police investigation.

Impairment does not appear to have been a factor in the crash, but the investigation is ongoing.