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PD: Man hit, killed near 7th Street and McDowell Road

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Posted at 8:04 AM, Feb 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-22 10:15:02-05

PHOENIX — Phoenix police say a man was hit and killed by a vehicle in Phoenix on Saturday evening.

The crash occurred near 7th Street and McDowell Road around 7:30 p.m.

An 81-year-old driver reportedly struck a pedestrian, so far only identified as a man, who was crossing against a traffic signal in the crosswalk.

The pedestrian died from his injuries at a hospital, according to officials.

The driver remained at the scene and cooperated with officers. Police say impairment does not appear to be a factor in the crash.