Pedestrian killed while crossing Chandler street

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By Andrew Michalscheck By Andrew Michalscheck

CHANDLER, Ariz. -- An elderly man was hit and killed early Saturday morning while crossing a busy Chandler street.

Police said the man wasn’t in a crosswalk as he walked across Arizona Avenue in the area of Fairview Street.

The vehicle was traveling 45 mph, and killed the man instantly.

Police said they do not believe impairment was a factor.

Arizona Avenue was closed between Pecos and Chandler Blvd. for part of Saturday morning.