SUV hits, kills woman crossing Phoenix street

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PHOENIX -- A 60-year-old woman who had just cashed in a lottery ticket was hit and killed by an SUV near 35th and Glendale avenues in Phoenix Monday afternoon.

At approximately 4:15 p.m., Dolores H. Trujillo was walking home from a convenience store at 35th and Myrtle avenues after cashing in a winning $10 lottery ticket for her husband, according to Phoenix police Sgt. Trent Crump.

Crump said Trujillo was in a crosswalk on 35th Avenue when a Toyota 4Runner hit her.

Witnesses said the driver, identified as Greg Shepherd, 50, swerved around other cars that had stopped for her.

Crump said impairment did not seem to be a factor. No citations have been issued, but police are continuing the investigation.