Man dead after hit-and-run crash near 19th Avenue/Broadway

Posted at 6:25 AM, Apr 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-19 17:09:49-04

Police are investigating a deadly hit-and-run crash in south Phoenix.

Police received reports around 1 a.m. Thursday regarding a deadly crash in the area of 19th Avenue and Broadway Road. 

According to a police spokesperson, authorities initially received calls about a body in the road.

It's believed the 59-year-old victim was attempting to cross the street mid-block when he was struck by a vehicle, officials said. He died at the scene.

Due to evidence found at the scene, investigators believe a silver car was involved in the wreck. 

Anyone with information regarding the crash is urged to call Phoenix Police or Silent Witness.