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Man killed after being hit by truck at south Phoenix bus stop

The man was sitting or standing at the bus stop near 16th Street and Southern Avenue when he was hit by the truck, police said.

PHOENIX — A man was killed after he was hit by a truck at a south Phoenix bus stop on Saturday afternoon. 

The Phoenix Police Department responded to the scene near 16th Street and Southern Avenue around 3:15 p.m. for reports of a collision. 

Officers learned that a truck pulling a trailer hit the bus stop where a man was waiting. Javier Saavedra, 64, pronounced dead on the scene, police said.

Police have arrested the driver of the truck, 24-year-old Brandon Seymour. He was evaluated for impairment and later booked into the Maricopa County Jail. 

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