Pedestrian hit by truck, killed in Peoria

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By Christina O'Haver By Christina O'Haver
By Christina O'Haver By Christina O'Haver
By Christina O'Haver By Christina O'Haver

PEORIA, Ariz. -- A 53-year-old woman was killed crossing the street at 75th Avenue and Cactus Road in Peoria Wednesday night.

According to police, Kathleen Cardwell was crossing in an unmarked crosswalk at the intersection when she was hit by a truck trying to make a left-hand turn into a driveway.

Peoria police spokeswoman Amanda Jacinto said the driver did not see Cardwell because of other traffic.

Cardwell was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said the driver of the truck is not facing any criminal charges.