Man Fatally Struck in Pedestrian Accident near Grand Avenue

PHOENIX, AZ (July 10, 2023) – Late Wednesday night, one victim was killed and Miriam Badillo was arrested after a DUI crash on 35th Avenue.

Police responded to the scene around 10:20 p.m., just under the Indian School Road overpass on July 5th.

Investigators say the 36-year-old female driver of a vehicle struck three male pedestrians. Due to the extent of injuries sustained, medics pronounced one pedestrian dead at the scene.

Meanwhile, paramedics transported the other two to a nearby hospital for further treatment.

Following preliminary duties, officers determined that the female driver was impaired and taken into custody with DUI-related charges. Authorities later identified her as 36-year-old Miriam Badillo.

Officers charged her with manslaughter and aggravated assault.

Sincere sympathies to the family and friends of the deceased victim. Thoughts are with them during this very difficult time.

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