PD: Woman steps into traffic, killed by car

Posted at 6:16 AM, Mar 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-29 09:29:53-04

Detectives are investigating after a woman was hit and killed by a vehicle in Phoenix.

Phoenix police said at 12:30 a.m. on Tuesday, a 58-year-old woman was crossing the street at 16th Street and Roeser Road when she was hit by a vehicle.

Witnesses told police the woman was standing in the center of the roadway when she suddenly stepped into traffic.

Speed or impairment does not appear to be a factor at this time.

The name of the pedestrian has not been released.