PHOENIX — A pedestrian was struck and killed by an SUV near 27th Avenue and Camelback Road early Sunday morning.
At around 3 a.m., officers responded to the area for a report of a crash involving a pedestrian with injuries.
Officers learned an SUV driven by a man was traveling northbound on 27th Avenue when it struck a pedestrian, police say.
The pedestrian, later identified as 45-year-old Leo Montenegro, was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Police say the SUV driver remained at the scene.
The crash is under investigation.