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Suspect sought in Phoenix hit-and-run that killed 59-year-old woman

Feb 16, 2024, 3:00 PM

(Facebook Photo/Phoenix Police Department)

(Facebook Photo/Phoenix Police Department)

PHOENIX — Police are seeking a suspect accused in a hit-and-run that killed a 59-year-old woman in Phoenix on Friday morning.

Officers responded to the area near 41st Avenue and Indian School Road around 6:40 a.m. and found Maria Ramos suffering from injuries sustained during a car accident, according to the Phoenix Police Department.

Ramos is said to have been walking across Indian School Road outside of the crosswalk when she was hit by a vehicle driving east.

A secondary collision happened westbound and the car that hit Ramos left the scene.

Ramos was taken to a hospital and died there from her injuries.

Anyone with information on the second car that left the scene is asked to call Silent Witness at 480-948-6377 for English or 480-837-8446 for Spanish.

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Suspect sought in Phoenix hit-and-run that killed 59-year-old woman