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PD: Pedestrian hit, killed by car near 53rd Ave/Indian School

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Posted at 4:22 AM, Dec 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-04 14:49:11-05

PHOENIX — Police are investigating a deadly pedestrian-involved crash in Phoenix.

The incident occurred late Tuesday night near 53rd Avenue and Indian School Road.

Police say 28-year-old Abimael Avendano Benitez was struck by two vehicles while he was crossing Indian School Road, against the signal at the intersection of 53rd Avenue.

He was reportedly pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

Both drivers stopped after the collision and stayed at the scene. Neither driver was determined to be impaired and speed does not appear to be a factor in the crash.

The investigation is still underway.