PD: Woman hit, killed by suspected drunk driver in Phoenix

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Camelback Road was closed between 99th to 103rd avenues. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Camelback Road was closed between 99th to 103rd avenues. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -

A suspected drunk driver struck and killed a woman in Phoenix early Thursday morning, according to police.

A woman, identified as 29-year-old Jovita Baldwin, was hit by a vehicle near 99th Avenue and Camelback Road around 2:30 a.m.

She was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced deceased.

The driver of the vehicle, a 29-year-old male, remained on scene and was placed into custody on suspected impairment.

Charges are pending the results of the laboratory tests and crash reconstruction.

Camelback Road was closed in both directions from 99th to 103rd avenues for over seven hours.

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