Man on electric scooter killed by pickup truck in Phoenix

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By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas

PHOENIX -- A man riding an electric scooter died after he was hit by a pickup truck in Phoenix Monday evening.

At approximately 6 p.m., Phoenix police officers responded to a traffic collision in the area of Roosevelt and 20th streets.

Isidro Arvizo, 79, was crossing 20th Street from west to east mid-block when he was struck by the truck, according to Phoenix police Sgt. Steve Martos.

Arvizo died later at an area hospital.

According to the Vehicular Crimes Unit, impairment is not believed to be a factor in the collision.