Pedestrian killed in crash near St. Jude campus

Pedestrian killed in crash near St. Jude campus
Memphis Police on the scene of a deadly pedestrian crash on A.W. Willis near Third Street on Sunday, February 24, 2019.

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Memphis police are investigating a crash that killed a pedestrian on the edge of the St. Jude campus Sunday night.

Officers were called to A.W. Willis and Third Street around 10 p.m.

A man pushing a shopping cart was walking southbound in a crosswalk at the intersection when he was hit by a woman driving eastbound, police said.

The driver had a green light through the intersection and stopped to render aid and call for help after the crash, according to police.

The victim was rushed to the hospital in critical condition and died later that evening.

Police said the investigation was ongoing. No charges were announced.

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