YUMA, AZ - Authorities say a man has died after he was struck by a vehicle in Yuma overnight.
Yuma police say 80-year-old John Lawson was crossing the road in the 400 block of W. 24th Street when he was struck around 11:30 p.m. on Monday.
The pedestrian was hit by a Toyota Corolla driven by 25-year-old Neethu Mattew who was eastbound on 24th Street, police said.
Lawson was taken to the hospital where he died from his injuries.
Police say there was a white or light colored 90s Toyota Previa van right behind the silver Toyota and the driver may have been a witness to the collision.
The Yuma Police Department is requesting the driver of the van or any other witness to the collision to contact CAI Lawson at the Yuma Police Department at 928-373-4732, the main police number at 928-783-4421 or 78-Crime (to remain anonymous).
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