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Man hit on Route 51 on-ramp in Phoenix

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PHOENIX (CBS5) -

Police are investigating why a man was walking on a freeway in Phoenix early on Wednesday morning when he was hit.

The man, in his early 20s, was struck by a vehicle on the ramp from eastbound State Route 101 to Southbound State Route 51 in Phoenix about 4:30 a.m., according to DPS spokesman Carrick Cook.

He was taken to the hospital where he is in serious condition with life-threatening injuries, Cook said.

The ramp from eastbound State Route 101 to southbound State Route 51 was closed for several hours.

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