Phoenix, AZ – Woman Killed in Pedestrian Crash at E Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ (June 6, 2020) – A 28-year-old woman was struck by two separate vehicles and killed on Friday night, police said.
Per reports from the Phoenix Police Department, the woman was trying to cross 3000 East Thomas Road when a 2006 Ford freestyle SUV driven by an 86-year-old man struck her around 9:13 p.m. According to Phoenix Police Department spokesman Sgt. Tommy Thompson, she went over the car and fell onto the road where she was hit by another vehicle, a 2018 Nissan frontier pickup driven by a 61-year-old man.
The woman was transported to an area hospital via ambulance but later died of her injuries, Thompson said.
The two drivers remained at the scene and showed no signs of impairment. The accident remains under investigation at this time.
Our condolences go out to the victim’s family.
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