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Pedestrian seriously injured after being struck by car in Glendale

The pedestrian was taken to a local hospital with "serious, life-threatening injuries," police said.
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PHOENIX — A pedestrian has life-threatening injuries after they were struck by a car in Glendale early Thursday. 

The Glendale Police Department said officers responded to the pedestrian-involved crash just after 2 a.m. 

Police said a car driving northbound on 59th Avenue hit the pedestrian, who was in the roadway north of Northern Avenue. 

The pedestrian, who was only described as a man, was taken to a local hospital with "serious, life-threatening injuries," police said.

The driver, described as a woman, stayed on scene.

Vehicular crime detectives are investigating.

Police said impairment was not a factor on the driver's part.

59th Avenue was closed in both directions from Northern to Olive avenues, but reopened around 6 a.m.

This is a developing situation. Stay tuned to 12 News for the latest. 

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