Fatal crash involving pedestrian closed Camelback Road west of Loop 101

A pedestrian died after being hit by a car near Sonoran Sky Elementary School at Camelback Road and 99th Avenue Thursday morning.

PHOENIX - A fatal crash early Thursday morning closed Camelback Road between 99th and 101st avenues.

According to police, pedestrian Jovita Baldwin was killed in the crash when she was hit by a westbound car on Camelback Road.

The driver, an unnamed 29-year-old man, stayed at the scene and was processed for DUI. Charges are pending the results of lab testing.

Staff and parents at Sonoran Sky Elementary School were asked to use an entrance at 103rd Avenue.

Police are still investigating.

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