Woman struck, killed by pickup truck on Phoenix street

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By Sarah Blais By Sarah Blais

PHOENIX -- A woman was struck and killed by a pickup truck while crossing a Phoenix street Saturday night.

The 43-year-old woman was reportedly walking west across 19th Avenue near Union Hills Drive around 8:45 p.m. when she was struck by the 1999 Chevrolet truck.

Police said the 52-year-old male driver remained at the scene.

The woman was taken to a local hospital, where she succumbed to her injuries.

Police said impairment may have been a factor, and the investigation is ongoing.