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Pedestrian dies after being struck by vehicle near 28th and Glendale avenues

Phoenix Police
Posted at 8:52 AM, Feb 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-21 16:15:31-05

PHOENIX — Authorities say a 50-year-old pedestrian died after he was struck by a vehicle near 28th and Glendale avenues Saturday night.

Phoenix police said officers responded to a report of a hit-and-run crash involving a pedestrian around 9 p.m.

Officers arrived at the scene and found a pedestrian on the roadway. The man, identified as 50-year-old Robert Bennett, was transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Witnesses told authorities Bennett had stepped out onto the roadway to see if he could see the bus he was waiting for. A vehicle that was driving down the road hit Bennett and did not stop, according to police.

The vehicle involved in the incident is described as a light-colored, four-door sedan that could possibly be a Honda Civic.

If you have any information relating to this incident, you are asked to call the Phoenix Police Department or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.