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Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run crash along Indian School Road near I-17

I-17 Indian School ped crash
Posted at 6:28 AM, Jun 30, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-30 11:55:08-04

PHOENIX — A pedestrian was hit and killed by a driver who left the scene Thursday morning, police say.

The incident occurred along Indian School Road near Interstate 17.

Crews at the scene told ABC15 that a pedestrian, identified as 53-year-old Robert Tsiosdia, was struck by a vehicle before the vehicle continued driving.

Witnesses were reportedly able to give police a good description of the vehicle and police tracked down the car a few miles away.

The driver was taken into custody. Charges have not yet been announced.

Police say Tsiosdia was walking in a crosswalk against a red light.

No further details have been provided.