Police: Man killed crossing road in west Phoenix

Posted at 5:05 AM, Feb 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-06 09:13:03-05

A 50-year-old man was killed while crossing a street in west Phoenix on Sunday morning. 

According to the Phoenix Police Department, two people were crossing on McDowell Road at 51st Avenue.

Phoenix police said 54-year-old Jill Lizzaraga was pronounced dead. He and a family member were walking back to their hotel after a night of drinking when they were hit by the vehicle.

The driver of the SUV stayed on the scene and is cooperating with police. 

Officials do not believe impairment played a role in the collision, however they are investigating. 

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