Man arrested in hit-and-run death of pedestrian in Glendale

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - A man has been arrested in the hit-and-run death of a pedestrian in Glendale who was struck by a truck when he stepped into the roadway.

Glendale police say 49-year-old Jesus Bastidas was arrested in Friday night's death of 65-year-old Ndingi Valens.

Authorities say a witness who saw the collision was able to pull in front of the truck to get it to stop.

Police say Bastidas wasn't found to be impaired at the time.

It's not known whether Bastidas has yet been assigned an attorney.