Pedestrian on sidewalk killed by turning truck

A man was killed in Phoenix yesterday when he was struck by a semi truck while walking on a sidewalk.

The incident happened just before 2 p.m. on September 20, according to ABC 15.

Police say that a flatbed truck driver made a right turn onto 35th Avenue from Van Buren Street. As the truck turned, the rear wheels of the trailer went up onto the sidewalk, striking a man.

The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say that the truck driver stayed on the scene and cooperated with the investigation.

Charges are pending.

The investigation into the incident is ongoing.