Pedestrian hit, killed in Phoenix

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By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas
By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas
By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas
By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas

PHOENIX – Phoenix police are investigating a deadly accident involving a pedestrian.

Police said Ricky Miranda Lopez, 49, was at a bus stop on the north side of 41st Street and McDowell Road Monday night when he crossed the road midblock toward the opposite bus stop.

Before reaching the sidewalk, Lopez was hit by an eastbound Jeep Patriot that was in the curb lane. The vehicle then ran over him.

Lopez was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver was not injured and remained at the scene. Police said there were no indications of impairment.

The investigation is ongoing.