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Pedestrian killed in Glendale accident

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© Deadly hit-and-run accident in the 7500 block of W. Glendale Avenue. (CBS 5 News) © Deadly hit-and-run accident in the 7500 block of W. Glendale Avenue. (CBS 5 News)
GLENDALE, AZ (CBS5) -

Glendale Police said a man was hit and killed Thursday night on a busy West Valley roadway.

The victim was found lying in the roadway in the 7500 block of W. Glendale Avenue at around 8 p.m.

The identity of the man, who appeared to be in his 50s, has not yet been released, police said.

"Based upon where the male was located, we believe that the vehicle that struck him was traveling eastbound on Glendale Avenue," said Glendale Police Sgt. Jay O'Neill.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. 

O'Neill said neither speed nor impairment was involved. 

As of 8:30 p.m., Glendale Avenue was closed in both directions from 73rd to 75th Avenues.

Glendale Police Department Vehicular Crimes detectives have taken over the investigation.

Stay with cbs5az.com and CBS 5 News for updates on this developing story.

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