Elderly man dies after being hit by car

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By Andrew Michalscheck By Andrew Michalscheck

MESA, Ariz. -- An elderly man died Friday after he was hit by a car in Mesa.

Authorities said the accident occurred near Center and Brown, about a block away from the independent living apartments at Fellowship Square where the man was a resident.

Mesa police said they believe the vehicle was traveling southbound and may have had the right of way when the accident occurred.

The driver stopped and has been cooperating with authorities.

Investigators do not believe the driver was impaired.