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Fatal Accident Closes Highway 89 Overnight Just North Of Flagstaff

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A person was killed in a car-pedestrian accident late Sunday night on Highway 89. DPS says the accident happened just north of Townsend Winona Road at around 9:17 p.m. Authorities say a person was standing in the left lane for unknown reason. A car then hit the person, while a second car hit the pedestrian while laying in the right lane. Emergency crews arrived a short time later, but the person was pronounced dead at the scene. DPS says impairment was not a factor for the driver, who remained on scene. The identity of the person is unknown. Highway 89 was closed for several hours and reopened just before 5 a.m.