Pedestrian struck, killed while walking on I-10

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PHOENIX - A pedestrian died after being struck by a vehicle on the freeway early Monday morning.

According to the Department of Public Safety, the crash occurred just after 2 a.m. on Interstate 10 near 7th Street, just east of the tunnel.

The pedestrian was transported to a local hospital where they were pronounced dead.

DPS isn't releasing any details on the victim.

It is unknown why the person was walking on the freeway.

I-10 was reopened just before 4:30 a.m.