Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run crash on Phoenix street

Apr 5, 2022, 7:47 AM
(Twitter Photo/Phoenix Police Department)...
(Twitter Photo/Phoenix Police Department)
(Twitter Photo/Phoenix Police Department)

PHOENIX – A hit-and-run driver killed a man walking a Phoenix street early Tuesday, authorities said.

The Phoenix Police Department said based on early investigating the pedestrian was struck by a vehicle near 43rd and Glendale avenues around 1:15 a.m.

Officers were called to the scene and found the unidentified man with serious injuries lying in southbound lanes of 43rd Avenue.

Emergency personnel from the Phoenix Fire Department pronounced the man dead at the crash site.

Police are looking for the driver.

No other details were made available, pending notification of the man’s family.

Anyone with relevant information about the case should call Phoenix Police at 602-262-6151, Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS or 480-TESTIGO for Spanish language.

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Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run crash on Phoenix street