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PD: Man killed in Phoenix hit-and-run early Saturday morning

Posted at 9:18 AM, Nov 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-10 23:22:39-05

Phoenix Police say a 31-year-old man was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver near East Palm Lane and North 44th Street in Phoenix early Saturday morning. 

According to police, Alexander Russel Siple was down on the road before being struck by a hit-and-run driver. It is unknown why Siple was down on the road at the time of the incident. 

Police say Siple was hit at approximately 2 a.m. by an unknown driver who fled the scene. 

Siple was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. 

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding the suspect or suspect vehicle. Anyone with information is encouraged to call Phoenix PD at 602-262-6151. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Silent Wintess at 480-WITNESS or 480-TESTIGO for Spanish.