PD: Woman fatally struck by vehicle crossing Phoenix street

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(Source: 3TV/CBS 5) (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

A woman walking across a Phoenix street was fatally struck Sunday night by a passing vehicle, according to police.

Phoenix police say the 56-year-old woman was trying to cross Thomas near 29th Street when she was struck by the vehicle around 8 p.m.

She was transported to a local hospital in extremely critical condition. She was later pronounced dead.

Police say the man driving the vehicle drove a short distance after the collision but pulled over and remained in his SUV. He showed signs of impairment and could face criminal charges.

Thomas Road was closed near 28th Street as police investigated the collision.

Police say the driver was processed and charges are pending laboratory results. Speed did not appear to be a factor.

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