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Juana DeLaTorre Hit and Killed by Truck on 67th Avenue [PHOENIX, AZ]

Juana DeLaTorre Hit and Killed by Truck on 67th Avenue [PHOENIX, AZ]

50-Year-Old Woman Dies in Pedestrian Crash at 67th Avenue and Thomas Road

 
PHOENIX, AZ (December 10, 2019) – A woman was hit and killed by a pickup truck early Tuesday morning at a west Phoenix intersection, authorities said.
 
According to Phoenix police, the fatal incident happened at 67th Avenue and Thomas Road.
 
The woman, identified as 50-year-old Juana DeLaTorre, was walking in the crosswalk when a 2015 Chevrolet Silverado struck her.
 
Police said the driver was making a left hand turn from 67th Avenue to Thomas Road on a yellow signal and did not see the pedestrian in the crosswalk.
 
Paramedics rushed DeLaTorre to a hospital in extremely critical condition. The victim died a short time later.
 
The driver, an unidentified 31-year-old man, remained at the scene and cooperated with police.
 
Police said the driver was not impaired at the time of the incident. Speed does not also appear to be a factor.
 
An investigation is still ongoing.


We express our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Juana DeLaTorre during this time of grief.


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