Vehicle hits, kills pedestrian near 43rd Avenue and McDowell Road

Posted at 8:08 AM, Jan 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-22 21:04:13-05

Police are investigating a deadly crash in west Phoenix that left at least one person deceased. 

According to the Phoenix Police Department, a vehicle struck a pedestrian in the area of 43rd Avenue and McDowell Road early Saturday morning. 

Police said a pick-up truck was traveling northbound on McDowell Road when the 23-year-old driver struck the man. 

Speed and impairment do not appear to have played a role in the collision, however officials are still investigating. They said the driver is cooperating with police as they try to determine the cause of the crash. 

Police have identified the victim as 28-year-old Christopher Reclosado. 

Witnesses told officers that Reclosado was stumbling in and out of the roadway while walking along 43rd Avenue.