PHOENIX — Phoenix police are investigating after a man was hit and killed by a car on Wednesday night.
Around 10:30 p.m., emergency crews were called to a neighborhood near 59th Avenue and Thomas Road.
A man, later identified as 64-year-old Herman Nakai, was found in the roadway with critical injuries. He died at the scene, police say.
Investigators say he was hit by a car. Police found the 45-year-old driver. Two other people were in the car at the time of the crash.
Impairment was determined to not be a factor in the crash but speed appears to be, police say.
The investigation is ongoing.