TEMPE, AZ — A driver is facing charges after Tempe police say he hit and killed a pedestrian.
Officers were called to the area of Mill and Southern Avenues Thursday evening for reports of a crash.
Authorities say a 77-year-old woman was crossing Mill Avenue from the west side to the east side when she was struck by a vehicle traveling northbound on Mill Avenue.
The woman, who hasn’t yet been named by police, was pronounced dead.
The driver has been identified as 31-year-old John Valenzuela.
He was arrested after investigators say he showed signs of impairment.
He was booked into jail and is facing charges of manslaughter, DUI, and more.