Mesa Woman Killed In Pedestrian-Vehicle Crash

AJPD is investigating accident on Ironwood Dr. and Southern Ave.

The Apache Junction Police Department (AJPD) reported that it is investigating a fatal pedestrian-vehicle crash that occurred early January 11 at the intersection of Ironwood Drive and Southern Avenue in Apache Junction.

AJPD responded to the accident on Thursday at about 1:00 a.m.

Officials say that a 52-year old Mesa man, driving a 2011 Ford F150 pickup truck, is suspected of striking a 42-year old Mesa woman who was in the roadway near the intersection.

The woman suffered serious injuries and was taken to a local hospital where she later expired.

Neither the driver nor the victim were identified by police, and alcohol or other substance impairment was not believed to be a factor in the accident. The driver did not report any injuries.

The Apache Junction Police Department is continuing the investigation into the cause of the incident.

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