Woman dies after being hit by truck in west Phoenix
PHOENIX - Police say a woman has died after being hit by a truck at a west Phoenix intersection.
According to Phoenix police, the collision happened early Tuesday morning at the intersection of 67th Avenue and Thomas Road when 50-year-old Juana DeLaTorre was walking in the crosswalk and was hit by a 2015 Chevrolet Silverado. Police say the 31-year-old driver of the truck was making a left turn on a yellow signal and did not see DeLaTorre in the crosswalk.
She was taken to a hospital in extremely critical condition where she was pronounced dead.
Police say the driver of the truck stayed at the scene after the crash and impairment is not a factor.
The intersection was closed for several hours due to the investigation.