Chandler, AZ – Rosario Ortiz Killed in Pedestrian Accident at Arizona Ave
Chandler, AZ (May 24, 2020) – One woman is dead after a vehicle struck her in Chandler on Saturday. Per reports from the Chandler Fire Department, the accident happened in the area of Arizona Avenue and Frye Road, around Elgin Street, just before 9:30 p.m.
Chandler Police identified the deceased pedestrian as 41-year-old Rosario Ortiz. Officers say that Ortiz, who was in a wheelchair, was crossing Arizona Avenue at Elgin Street in a westbound direction. A vehicle, traveling southbound in the right lane, struck her as she was crossing.
Ortiz was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police say that neither speed nor impairment was responsible for the crash, but the investigation is ongoing at this time.
Our condolences go out to the family of Rosario Ortiz.
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