Man hit and killed by a car in Laveen

Aerial video showed a red car stopped near the intersection.
Aerial video showed a red car stopped near the intersection.(Arizona's Family)
Published: Jun. 2, 2023 at 7:24 AM MST|Updated: Jun. 2, 2023 at 12:48 PM MST
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PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- A man is dead after being hit by a car in Laveen early Friday morning. Police have identified him as 55-year-old Randy Long.

Phoenix police believe Long was crossing Baseline Road mid-block near 52nd Avenue around 4:30 a.m. when he was struck. Emergency crews arrived and rushed Long to the hospital where he later died from his injuries. The driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with detectives.

Investigators are now working to learn more about what led up to the crash, and haven’t said if speed or impairment were possible factors. Traffic was shut down in the area during the investigation.

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