PHOENIX — A man is dead after being hit by a car near 59th Avenue and Thomas Road.
Phoenix police say the crash happened around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Emergency crews arrived at the scene and found a pedestrian, identified as 64-year-old Herman Nakai, lying in the roadway.
Paramedics announced him dead at thes scene.
The driver, a 45-year-old man, stopped and waited for police.
Authorities say impairment does not appear to be a factor, but speed may be.
The investigation is ongoing.