One dead after car hits pedestrians pushing vehicle in Avondale

AVONDALE, AZ - Avondale Police say one person is dead after a driver struck a group of people pushing a disabled car on Tuesday morning. 

Police say a vehicle headed westbound on McDowell Road hit a car being pushed by three people near 119th Avenue around 2:20 a.m. 

The injured pedestrians, all adults, were taken to the hospital for treatment and one of the victims passed away. The deceased person has been identified as Eric Price of Peoria. 

Police say impairment does not appear to be a factor in the crash. 

The roadway is expected to be closed for several hours. 

Stay with ABC15 for updates. 

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