Yuma police investigates hit-and-run that killed 19-year-old man

A Yuma man was killed in a hit-and-run that occurred around 4 a.m. Tuesday.

Yuma police said they responded to a "man down" in the area of 24th Street and Avenue C in Yuma.

The victim, a 19-year-old, was found in the road and pronounced dead at the scene.

Police believe that he was struck between 4 a.m. and 4:21 a.m., but the driver and vehicle in question is still unknown.

The street where the accident occurred remains closed and the incident is still under investigation.

If you have any information regarding this case, call the Yuma Police Department at 928-373-4700 or 78-Crime to remain anonymous.

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