PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- Interstate 17 southbound was closed for hours at Loop 303 after a deadly crash involving a pedestrian early Friday morning.
Arizona Department of Public Safety says the incident happened around 2 a.m. when a pedestrian, 25-year-old Ashley M. Corrado, ran into the roadway on the I-17 near Dixileta Drive.
The pedestrian was hit by a car and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to DPS. That person has not been identified.
Southbound traffic was being diverted to the SR-303. The freeway has since reopened.
DPS is continuing to investigate.