Jaywalker dies after car throws her 30 feet

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PHOENIX -- Jaywalking across a busy Valley road cost a woman her life.

She was hit by a man driving a van on 43rd Avenue just north of Dunlap Avenue around 8:30 p.m. Monday.

Officers say the van struck her and threw her about 30 feet.

She died at the scene.

Police say it was dark and the driver didn't see the woman in the street.

Police are investigating if weather or alcohol were factors.