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.