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Hit-and-run crash leaves 1 dead, another injured near 32nd Street and McDowell Road

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Posted at 10:41 AM, Apr 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-05 16:07:26-04

PHOENIX — A man is dead and another was injured after a hit-and-run crash that happened near 32nd Street and McDowell Road Sunday night.

Phoenix police say just after 9 p.m., a 43-year-old pedestrian, identified as Leroy Romero, and a 43-year-old woman, were at a crosswalk when they were struck by a silver Dodge Nitro SUV.

Authorities said the driver left the scene and kept traveling on McDowell Road. The driver has not been located and no description of the driver has been made available.

Phoenix firefighters pronounced Romero dead at the scene.

The woman suffered minor injuries due to the crash.

Anyone with any information regarding this crash is asked to call the Phoenix Police Department.