Phoenix accident leaves one man dead

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By Tami Hoey By Tami Hoey

PHOENIX -- A man is dead after he was hit by a car Tuesday night in Phoenix.

It happened shortly after 9 p.m. near 19th Avenue and Greenway Road.

A woman was driving a Chevy Tracker in the area when a man wearing dark clothing reportedly stepped out into the roadway in front of her. She was unable to stop and struck the man.

He was transported to the hospital but did not survive.

Witnesses say the man was walking slowly with his head down and did not appear to be aware of his surroundings.

Police say the driver was neither speeding nor under the influence of alcohol or drugs. She is not facing any charges.