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PD: Man struck, killed by car in Phoenix

Posted at 10:00 PM, Feb 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-26 03:44:33-05

Police are investigating after a pedestrian was struck and killed in Phoenix Thursday night.

The incident happened around 9:30 p.m. near 27th Avenue and Ocotillo Road. 

The victim, a man in his 30s, was taken to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.

Phoenix police originally identified the victim as female.

Police say the driver of the vehicle remained on scene and is cooperating with officers. 

Early reports indicate neither speed nor impairment appear to be factors. 

Authorities say a witness reported that the woman suddenly walked into traffic without looking.  

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