Man dies after being hit by car in Phoenix

Pedestrian hit by car

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A pedestrian was hit by a yellow Mustang on 27th Avenue near Bethany Home Road.


by Jennifer Thomas

Posted on May 1, 2014 at 12:11 PM

Updated Monday, May 5 at 12:21 PM

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PHOENIX – A 20-year-old man died after he was hit by a car in Phoenix Thursday morning.

Phoenix police Sgt. Tommy Thompson said a yellow Ford Mustang traveling southbound on 27th Avenue north of Bethany Home Road struck Victor Lee Squire as he was crossing west to east at about 8:15 a.m.

Thompson said Squire was not in a crosswalk. He was transported to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.

The 39-year-old female driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with police.

Thompson said there were no indications of impairment observed and the vehicle's speed was not an issue.

The driver is not expected to face any charges.