Phoenix police reported a pedestrian crash near 51st Avenue and Encanto Boulevard on Wednesday morning.
The pedestrian was identified as Alberta Lavetta Cons, 30, who died from her injuries.
According to a spokesperson, Sgt. Melissa Soliz, Lavetta was struck by a pickup truck.
The pickup truck traveling south on 51st avenue began to slow down and back up due to a broken-down car in the lane. The truck crashed into another truck while attempting to take a left.
Following the collision, the truck veered right and hit Cons, who was standing on the sidewalk.
The crash did not result in any other injuries. Soliz confirmed no signs of impairment.
An investigation into the crash is ongoing.
August 11, 2022
Source: AZ Central