Woman & dog struck, killed on westbound I-10 in Tempe

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The Arizona Department of Public Safety closed a part of westbound Interstate 10 in Tempe while troopers investigated a deadly crash involving a pedestrian. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) The Arizona Department of Public Safety closed a part of westbound Interstate 10 in Tempe while troopers investigated a deadly crash involving a pedestrian. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
Westbound I-10 was closed for several hours near Baseline Road. (Source: ADOT)) Westbound I-10 was closed for several hours near Baseline Road. (Source: ADOT))
TEMPE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

A woman was walking her dog when she and the dog were hit and killed by a car on the Interstate 10 in Tempe late Wednesday night, according to the Department of Public Safety.

She was with her dog in the second lane from the left on the westbound side of the I-10, between Baseline Road and the U.S. 60 transition just after 11 p.m.

That's when the driver struck the two. Both died at the scene, DPS said.

The driver stayed on scene and wasn't impaired, according to DPS. 

However, investigators are looking into if the woman was under the influence.

They are working to identify her.

Westbound I-10 was closed for over almost four hours at Baseline Road while DPS investigated. Traffic was reentering at Southern Avenue.

Eastbound lanes were unaffected.

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