25-Year-Old Woman Dies, Police Officer Injured in Pedestrian Accident near Southern Avenue

PHOENIX, AZ (November 21, 2022) – Early Wednesday morning, a pedestrian collision on 31st Avenue claimed the life of Nakita Lupe.

The incident happened near the intersection of 31st Avenue and Southern Avenue. Officers say 25-year-old Lupe was struck by a vehicle in the area.

Due to the extent of injuries sustained, Lupe was pronounced dead at the scene. Upon investigating the incident, a police officer was struck by a vehicle that passed through the scene.

Upon impact, the involved officer suffered minor injuries. The driver of the vehicle was assessed for a possible DUI incident.

Consequently, the driver was booked to Maricopa County Jail with unknown charges. An active investigation is still currently underway.

No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. The team at Sweet James offers their deepest condolences and sympathies to the family and friends of Nakita Lupe.

The death of a family member is always a traumatic experience for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they understand that no amount of money can make up for the tragic loss of a loved one. However, it is important that the family understands and protects their rights. Their wrongful death attorneys understand that legal issues impose challenges on those involved. They are here to help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the concerns and needs of your family. Call their office today to find out how they can help you at (800) 975-3435. For more accident news, click here.

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