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Pedestrian killed in crash near 27th Avenue and McDowell Road

Posted at 4:07 AM, Feb 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-28 13:21:19-05

PHOENIX — Police are investigating a deadly pedestrian-involved crash near 27th Avenue and McDowell Road.

The incident happened before 3 a.m. Thursday.

Police say the pedestrian, identified as 37-year-old Chris Hamilton, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Hamilton was reportedly crossing McDowell Road from north to south when the crash occurred. He was walking in the crosswalk against a red signal light.

The 45-year-old driver who hit Hamilton remained at the scene and is not suspected of impairment at this time.