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PD: Man dies after being struck by car near 35th Avenue and Van Buren Street

Posted at 9:46 PM, Dec 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-27 10:09:08-05

PHOENIX — A man has died after he was struck by a car Wednesday night while crossing a west Phoenix street.

According to Phoenix police, the 55-year-old man was crossing Van Buren Street mid-block near 35th Avenue around 8:15 p.m. when he was struck by a vehicle.

The man was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

Sgt. Vince Lewis said the driver remained at the scene and showed no signs of impairment.

Van Buren Street was closed for several hours Wednesday night as police investigated the crash.

The victim's name has not yet been released.