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Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run collision on southwest Phoenix road

Aug 7, 2023, 10:00 AM

File photo of a police crime scene. Joshua Auguh was killed Sunday, Aug. 6, 2023, in a hit-and-run ...

Joshua Auguh was killed Sunday, Aug. 6, 2023, in a hit-and-run collision on Baseline Road in southwest Phoenix. (Facebook File Photo/Phoenix Police Department)

(Facebook File Photo/Phoenix Police Department)

PHOENIX – A pedestrian was killed Sunday night in a hit-and-run collision in southwest Phoenix, authorities said.

Joshua Auguh, 34, was crossing Baseline Road midblock near 48th Lane around 9 p.m. when his property was hit by a vehicle, the Phoenix Police Department said.

While he was trying to gather his belongings in the roadway, another vehicle struck him.

Neither of the vehicles involved stopped, police said.

Witnesses tried to help Auguh and called 911, but he was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency responders.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anybody with information about the case was asked to call the Phoenix Police Department at 602-262-6151 or, to remain anonymous, Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS (948-6377) or 480-TESTIGO (837-8446) for Spanish.

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Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run collision on southwest Phoenix road