- Associated Press - Thursday, April 25, 2019

PHOENIX (AP) - Phoenix police are investigating the death of a woman after she was hit by a car.

Sgt. Tommy Thompson says the Tuesday night collision was near 27th Street and Thomas Road.

Police say 60-year-old Hewlett Epperson was crossing the middle of the street outside a crosswalk when she was struck by a van.

Investigators say the 38-year-old man driving could not avoid the collision.

Epperson later died at a hospital.

Thompson says the driver remained at the scene and showed no signs of speeding or impairment.

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