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Deadly hit-and-run investigation near Van Buren and 35th Ave

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Posted at 11:53 AM, Jul 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-20 14:39:34-04

PHOENIX — Phoenix police are looking for the driver involved in a deadly hit-and-run crash.

On Saturday around 10:00 p.m., police say 30-year-old Josue Soto was crossing the street at Van Buren Street and 33rd Avenue when he was struck by a car.

The driver of a white 2007 to 2010 Saturn Outlook did not stop and left the scene.

Detectives say Soto was in a marked crosswalk, but there are no signal lights at that intersection.

He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Anybody with information is urged to contact the Phoenix Police Department at 602-262-6151 or 480-WITNESS to remain anonymous. Spanish speakers may call 480-TESTIGO.