PHOENIX - Police are investigating a deadly pedestrian crash early Tuesday morning in southwest Phoenix.
According to Phoenix police, 71-year-old Eusebio Navarette Jimenez was walking on the sidewalk near 43rd Avenue and Buckeye Road when he crossed the street and walked in front of an oncoming semi-truck.
Police say Jimenez was pronounced dead at the scene.
The 52-year-old driver of the semi-truck stayed at the scene after the crash and impairment is not a factor.
As a result of the investigation, 43rd Avenue was closed from Buckeye to Washington.