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Pedestrian dead after being hit by cement truck on State Route 587

Troopers have closed the roadway as they investigate the scene, the Arizona Department of Transportation said. There is no estimated time for reopening the roadway.

A person has died after being hit by a cement truck early Monday morning, Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) troopers said.

The collision caused the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) to close all lanes of State Route 587 north of Interstate 10 as DPS troopers investigate the scene, officials said.

Northbound lanes are closed at Casa Blanca Road, ADOT said. Southbound lanes are closed at State Route 87.

There was no estimated time for reopening the roadway given.

Law enforcement officials have not yet given the following information:

  • Identity of the victim
  • Identity of the driver of the cement truck
  • The events leading up to the fatal collision
  • Whether speed or impairment was involved

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