Two dead after motorcycle, pedestrian crash in Glendale

Posted at 6:49 PM, Mar 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-17 14:46:20-04

The Glendale Police Department says two people are dead after a crash involving a motorcyclist and pedestrian.

Air15 was over the scene at 59th Avenue and Bethany Home Road around 6:30 p.m. on Thursday.

The pedestrian was identified 52-year-old Philip Wilson. The motorcyclist has been identified as 20-year-old Dustin Scherr. 

Glendale police determined the motorcyclist was traveling northbound on 59th Avenue and struck Wilson, who was crossing the street. Speed is believed to be a contributing factor to the crash. Impairment is still being investigated.