SUV hits, kills man jaywalking near Scottsdale intersection

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- A man was hit by an SUV and killed while jaywalking across a Scottsdale street Sunday night.

It happened at about 8 p.m. just east of the intersection Hayden and McDowell roads.

According to police, the pedestrian, whose name has not been released, was not in a crosswalk when the wetsbound SUV hit him. The man was taken to Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

While the accident is under investigation, police do not believe impairment on the part of the driver or speed were factors in the wreck.

McDowell Road was closed between 82nd Place and Hayden Road until about 2 a.m.