Man struck, killed while walking in lane of US 60

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A Chandler man was struck and killed while walking in an outside lane of eastbound U.S. Highway 60 in Mesa on Tuesday night.

Christopher M. Sampson, 32, was walking eastbound just west of the Dobson Road overpass when he was struck about 6:40 p.m., said DPS spokesman Raul Garcia.

Garcia said the motorist stayed at the scene and was not impaired. He said DPS investigators were trying to determine exactly why Sampson was walking the freeway near Dobson Road.

No other information was immediately available.

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