Suspect sought after hitting pedestrian at Central and Osborn in Phoenix

Posted at 11:00 AM, Jun 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-09 23:48:19-04

Officials are investigating a deadly hit-and-run crash involving a pedestrian in Phoenix.

Phoenix police said a vehicle hit a man, later identified as 82-year-old Michael Danko, at Central Avenue and Osborn Road on Friday morning and fled from the scene. 

According to police, the pedestrian was transported to the hospital in extremely critical condition but later died of his injuries.

The man was in a crosswalk at the time of the accident, police said.

Witnesses described the car as being a 2013-2014 Chrysler 200 with damage to the passenger's side. Anyone with information about the accident or the suspect's whereabouts is asked to call the Phoenix Police Department.