Man sitting in street killed in hit-and-run in west Phoenix

Dec 11, 2014, 6:45 AM | Updated: 6:46 am

PHOENIX — A man sitting in the middle of the street was killed in a hit-and-run accident in west Phoenix early Thursday morning.

The 2 a.m. accident on 27th Avenue near Camelback Road shut down the road for two blocks south.

Police said a truck nearly hit the man before a second vehicle actually hit him. The driver of that car drove away.

No other details were immediately available.

KTAR’s Jim Cross contributed to this report.

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Man sitting in street killed in hit-and-run in west Phoenix