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Woman hit, killed by vehicle near 36th Street/Southern Avenue

Posted: 8:31 PM, Feb 07, 2018
Updated: 2018-02-08 16:02:34Z

Authorities say a woman has died after being struck by a vehicle in south Phoenix Wednesday night.

A Phoenix Fire spokesperson says firefighters responded to the area of 36th Street and Southern Avenue after receiving reports of an accident.

The woman, 48-year-old Stacey Graham, was taken to the hospital in critical condition but later died of her injuries, officials said.

Initial reports indicate that the woman ran into the road to pick up something when she was hit by the car, a police spokesperson said. 

The driver, a 32-year-old man remained at the scene and it does not appear impairment played a role in the accident.