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Police identify road worker killed after crash in north Phoenix

Arizona Republic logo Arizona Republic 10/21/2021 Haleigh Kochanski and Salma Reyes, Arizona Republic
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A road worker was struck and killed in the area of Cave Creek Road and Dynamite Boulevard on Wednesday afternoon.

Police identified the man as 59-year-old Alex Gonzalez and said investigators believe that speeding may have led to the crash. 

Phoenix police say a silver SUV crashed into a work truck that was parked in a median with cones around it, striking Gonzalez, who was behind the truck.

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Gonzalez was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the SUV is currently in the hospital and is in stable condition, according to police.

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