Pedestrian hit and killed in Tempe by hit-and-run driver

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Posted at 7:49 AM, Feb 19, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-20 07:44:38-05

MESA — A pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run crash in Tempe early Saturday morning.

According to Tempe police, a vehicle was driving northbound when it hit a pedestrian crossing the street near McClintock and Hermosa drives.

The victim was immediately transported to a hospital and died from his injuries.

A witness said the vehicle drove away from the scene.

The incident is under investigation and police are searching for the vehicle involved.

Police believe the vehicle involved was a dark-colored sports car, possibly a Camaro or similar model.

Police urge the public to contact the Tempe police's non-emergency line if they have any information.