Hit-and-run suspect wanted after deadly pedestrian crash in Mesa

Posted at 3:10 PM, May 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-13 23:01:31-04

Police are searching for a hit and run suspect that allegedly hit and killed a woman back in March. 

The Mesa Police Department says the crash happened on March 12, near Higley and University roads around 10 a.m. 

The victim has been identified as Erin Ruecklies.


Police have not released any suspect description, but do have a photo of the suspected vehicle involved above.

Anyone with any information about the vehicle or suspect's location is asked to call the Mesa Police Department.

According to a February report from the Governors Highway Safety Association, Arizona has the highest rate of pedestrian deaths in the nation.