Fatal Collision Leads To Morning Road Closure In Phoenix

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Phoenix Police detectives are investigating a fatal collision that left an adult male pedestrian dead after being struck by a vehicle driving west on Baseline Road near 7th Avenue.   

According to the Phoenix Police Department, around 9:26 a.m. on Friday morning, officers were called to the area of 700 West Baseline Road about a serious collision involving a pedestrian and a vehicle. Officers on scene located an adult male victim who was laying in the road and requested Phoenix Fire Department to respond. The victim was taken to a local hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.    

The adult female driver of the vehicle involved stayed on scene and was evaluated for impairment. No impairment was suspected. 

Detectives learned the driver of the vehicle was traveling west along Baseline road when she collided with the victim who was walking outside of a crosswalk just west of 7th avenue. 

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