Pedestrian Accident near 43rd Avenue Left One Man Dead

PHOENIX, AZ (June 2, 2022) – On Monday, a pedestrian crash on Vista Avenue claimed the life of Jesus Saenz, authorities said.

On May 30th, at around 7:00 p.m. a vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian near 43rd and Vista Avenues according to initial reports.

Eventually, the police officers arrived to the scene and found one unresponsive man lying on the highway.

Furthermore, authorities identified the man as 73-year-old Jesus Saenz. Consequently, paramedics transported the victim to a nearby hospital for further treatment of his injuries.

Due to the extent of his injuries sustained, Saenz was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

Meanwhile, the driver who hit Saenz remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities.

The investigation into the fatal crash is still ongoing. Anyone with further information regarding the accident are encouraged to contact local authorities as soon as possible.


Sweet James sends out their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of the victim. May the loving memories of your loved one and the love of family give you strength in the days ahead.


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