One dead in crash involving pedestrian on I-17 near Bethany Home Road

I-17 Bethany Home crash
Posted at 6:10 AM, Oct 28, 2021

PHOENIX — One person was killed in a crash involving a pedestrian along Interstate 17 in Phoenix early Thursday morning.

Arizona Department of Public Safety officials say the crash occurred in the southbound lanes of traffic near Bethany Home Road.

A pedestrian reportedly ran into traffic and was hit by a tractor-trailer just before 5:25 a.m.

It's unknown why the pedestrian, only identified as a 32-year-old man, ran into traffic.

The investigation is ongoing.