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Pedestrian killed by hit-and-run driver near 43rd Avenue and McDowell Road

Posted at 6:43 AM, Mar 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-03 23:01:31-05

PHOENIX — A pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run crash in west Phoenix early Tuesday morning.

The crash occurred near 43rd Avenue and McDowell Road around 6:30 a.m.

Officers located the victim, a 32-year-old man, deceased at the scene. The vehicle who struck the victim did not stay at the scene. A short time later, police say 23-year-old Christepher Crawford called police and admitted to hitting the pedestrian. He was located by police and arrested for hit-and-run.

The victim has not been identified by police at this time.