Pedestrian hit, killed on I-10 near Sky Harbor

08/02/14 -- A woman has died after she was struck by a vehicle on Interstate 10 near Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport late Saturday night, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

The collision closed the westbound lanes of the freeway at 40th Street, and traffic was diverted onto State Route 143.

It is unknown why the pedestrian was on the freeway.

She was transported to a hospital, where she succumbed to her injuries.

Her name has not been released.

The driver remained at the scene.