Phoenix PD: Man killed after being pushed, stumbling onto street

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Tyrone Turner, 26, arrested after a man he pushed into the street was struck and killed by a vehicle. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office) Tyrone Turner, 26, arrested after a man he pushed into the street was struck and killed by a vehicle. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)
Tyrone Turner, 26, arrested after a man he pushed into the street was struck and killed by a vehicle. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office) Tyrone Turner, 26, arrested after a man he pushed into the street was struck and killed by a vehicle. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)
Police said a pedestrian was struck and killed late Thursday night in Phoenix. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Police said a pedestrian was struck and killed late Thursday night in Phoenix. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -

According to the Phoenix Police Department, a suspect is in jail after he pushed a man into a roadway where he was struck and killed Thursday night.

Officers responded to a collision involving a pedestrian near 19th and Dunlap avenues around 7 p.m.

Police said during their investigation, officers determined the victim, identified as 23-year-old Terrance Veale, and the suspect, 26-year-old Tyrone David Turner, were on the sidewalk "horseplaying." 

[PDF: Original police report on 26-year-old Tyrone Turner]

Turner told police he pushed Veale, causing him to be struck by a vehicle after stumbling into the roadway.

Police said Veale was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The driver remained at the scene after the accident.

Turner was booked into jail on one count of negligent homicide.

The intersection was restricted for several hours while officers and detectives investigated the accident.

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