Phoenix PD: Pedestrian killed by suspected impaired driver

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Phoenix police are investigating after a pedestrian was killed by a suspected impaired driver late Saturday night. 

According to Sgt. Vince Lewis, officers responded to the crash near 43rd and Missouri avenues at about 10 p.m.

Lewis said officers determined that a 52-year-old man was crossing 43rd Avenue mid-block when he was struck by a Nissan SUV that was traveling southbound. 

The man was pronounced dead on scene. 

The pedestrian was later identified as 52-year-old old Martin Jones.

Lewis said the driver remained on scene and was processed for DUI. 

The investigation is ongoing.

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