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PD: Man hit, killed near 67th Avenue and Buckeye Road

Phoenix Police
Posted at 10:20 AM, Dec 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-28 12:23:26-05

PHOENIX — Phoenix police say a 27-year-old man was hit and killed while crossing the street mid-block Thursday night.

The incident occurred around 10:20 p.m. near 67th Avenue and Buckeye Road.

Police say the pedestrian, later identified as Zachary Gutierrez, was crossing 67th Avenue when he was hit by a southbound vehicle.

The driver reportedly stayed at the scene, while Gutierrez was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police say impairment is not believed to be a factor in the crash.

No charges are pending at this time.

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