PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona Department of Public safety trooper fatally shot a 28-year-old man on a Phoenix freeway early on Monday.
Phoenix police, which are investigating the shooting, said the trooper encountered the man passed out in a parked car that was partially blocking traffic on the freeway.
The trooper tried to contact the driver, and a struggle ensued.
The trooper shot the man, who has not been identified.
He died later at a hospital.
The trooper also has not been identified but is a 54-year-old man with 15 years of service. He was uninjured.
An investigation is ongoing.