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Police identify pedestrian hit, killed by car in north Phoenix

Posted at 11:39 AM, Jul 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-25 15:02:19-04

Police are releasing the name of a pedestrian who died after being struck by a car in Phoenix Monday night.

Authorities were called to the area of 16th Street and Northern Avenue around 9:30 p.m. after 25-year-old Jadeem Mitchell was hit by a car.

According to officials, Mitchell, who appeared to be intoxicated, was walking along 16th Street when he went into the road and laid down.

A driver in a Chevy Tahoe did not immediately see Mitchell and was unable to avoid hitting him, police said.

Mitchell was taken to the hospital where he later died. 

The driver remained at the scene and showed no signs of impairment.