Glendale, AZ – Herman Nakai Killed in Pedestrian Crash on 59th Ave & Osborn Rd
Glendale, AZ (March 26, 2020) – A man was hit by a car and killed late Wednesday night in Glendale.
According to Sgt. Mercedes Fortune with the Phoenix Police Department, officers responded to an area near 59th Avenue and Osborn Road and found the man, later identified as 64-year-old Herman Nakai, lying in the road. He was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, Fortune said.
Police say the vehicle involved in the crash was driven by a 45-year-old man. Fortune said impairment was not a factor in the crash, but speed might have been.
The investigation is ongoing.
Our deepest condolences go out to the family of Herman Nakai.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Arizona
There are several pedestrian accidents in Arizona every year, many of those being hit-and-run crashes. In fact, recent data indicate that 800,000 hit-and-run collisions happened throughout the country every year, many due to unlicensed, intoxicated, or otherwise reckless drivers. And pedestrian accidents are on the rise overall, particularly across the state of Arizona.
Oftentimes, pedestrian accidents mean catastrophic consequences for victims and their families. When a victim suffers from long-term physical problems, financial difficulties, and even job loss or worse, they should speak with a knowledgeable car accident attorney in Arizona. A skilled attorney can help victims and their families after they’ve suffered in a wreck that occurred through no fault of their own.
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