PHOENIX, Ariz. (FOX 10) - Phoenix Police are investigating a fatal accident involving a pedestrian.
Police responded to 39th and Southern Avenues just before 7:00 p.m. Saturday. Officers say a 47-year-old man driving a Toyota Prius was driving westbound on W. Southern when the car struck Manuel Villa Verde Jr., 60, who was crossing midblock.
Phoenix Fire took the victim to the hospital where he later died. The driver stayed on the scene.
Investigators say impairment is not a factor.