Woman found dead near Phoenix intersection

Authorities are asking the general public to come back ahead with any data concerning the deadly crash that occurred earlier this summer season near Grand and Missouri avenues.

PHOENIX — A girl was found dead on the morning of May 6 after studies of a pedestrian crash within the West Valley.

Around 5 a.m., Phoenix police responded to studies of a doable crash near Grand and Missouri avenues. Once on scene, officers reportedly found the physique of a dead girl.

Investigators have just lately recognized the deceased as 38-year-old Tasha Walus, a mom to 2 younger kids. Police say Walus was strolling alongside Grand Avenue when she was hit by a dark-colored truck that sustained harm to considered one of its headlights. 

Detectives are nonetheless trying to establish the motive force who hit Walus and ask anybody to come back ahead with info, officers mentioned. 

If you will have any info please name Silent Witness 480-WITNESS.

Driving Safety Tips:

The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) affords driving ideas to assist hold folks protected on the highway. 

“There’s always room for improvement when it comes to road safety,” the division mentioned on its web site. 

ADOT’s strategies embody: 

  • Don’t velocity or drive aggressively 
  • Never drive whereas beneath the affect of gear 
  • Avoid distractions whereas driving 
  • Wear your seatbelt and ensure all passengers are doing the identical 
  • When an emergency car is on the facet of the highway, transfer over 
  • Stay further conscious in work zones 
  • Be ready for climate circumstances that make driving harmful

Find more tips on the department’s Driving Safety Homepage on ADOT’s website here. 

“Real-time freeway circumstances can be found on ADOT’s Arizona Traveler Information website at, by calling 511, downloading the AZ 511 app and thru ADOT’s Twitter feed, @ArizonaDOT,” the division mentioned.

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