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Pedestrian dies after being hit by car in Mesa near Broadway/Gilbert roads

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Posted at 7:19 AM, Jun 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-15 11:01:22-04

A pedestrian is dead after attempting to cross the road while in Mesa Thursday night.

Police responded to the area of Gilbert and Broadway roads around 9:30 p.m. after receiving reports of a crash.

According to a police spokeswoman, an intoxicated man was crossing Gilbert Road on a red light when he was hit by a vehicle.

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The man died at the scene and his name has not been released. 

The driver is not suspected of being impaired, officials said. Police say the driver had a green light at the time of the crash.