Man killed crossing street in freak chain-reaction wreck

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PHOENIX - A fatal traffic accident involving a pedestrian closed the southbound lanes of Seventh Avenue at Indian School Road for several hours Wednesday evening.

Truck involved

A 63-year-old male was transported to the hospital as a trauma code. He later died from his injuries.

Police say that a pickup truck was rear-ended by another vehicle near the intersection of Seventh Avenue and Indian School Road.

The impact pushed the pickup truck onto the sidewalk, striking the man. It is unknown why the car hit the pickup truck.