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64-Year-Old Man Died in Accident at Bus Stop

PHOENIX, AZ (November 10, 2021) – Saturday November 6th, Javier Saavedra died after being hit by vehicle while sitting at a bus stop.

The accident happened at around 3:15 p.m. at the area of 16th Street and Southern Avenue.

Officers arrived on the scene and found a box truck towing a vehicle dolly driving southbound on 16th Street.

The truck then swerved across opposite traffic lanes and onto the 16th Street sidewalk, colliding with a bus stop and a pedestrian. Killing 61-year-old Javier Saavedra.

According to authorities, Brandon Seymour,24, driving a box truck was examined for impairment and later booked into Maricopa County Jail.

Seymour is facing a number of allegations, including homicide and narcotics violations.

An investigation is now underway.


No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of Javier Saavedra.


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