Driver possibly impaired in deadly Phoenix pedestrian crash, police say

Impairment is believed to be a factor in a Phoenix crash that killed a pedestrian late Thursday night, police said.

Barry Casias, 38, was in the roadway when he was hit by a car near 27th Street and Thomas at 11:30 p.m. on Jan. 19.

The male driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene. Police said impairment was a factor in the crash.

The investigation is ongoing.

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