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PD: Red SUV sought after deadly pedestrian crash in Phoenix

Posted at 7:39 AM, Jul 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-30 10:39:23-04

PHOENIX — Phoenix police are looking for a vehicle involved in a crash that killed a pedestrian Wednesday night.

Officers were called to the area of 38th Place and McDowell Road around 9:30 p.m. for reports that a person was struck by a car.

“Witnesses reported seeing the victim jump into traffic on McDowell Road as he tried to cross the street,” police say. A vehicle traveling eastbound on McDowell Road struck the pedestrian and failed to stop after the collision.

The pedestrian, a 50-year-old man who has not yet been named by police, was pronounced dead.

Police say the vehicle involved is described as a red SUV.

Anyone with information is asked to call Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.