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Woman killed in hit-and-run crash near 51st Avenue and Camelback Road

51st Ave and Pierson crash
Posted at 6:12 AM, Jun 07, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-08 13:54:52-04

PHOENIX — Phoenix police are investigating a hit-and-run crash that left a woman with fatal injuries early Tuesday morning.

The incident occurred near 51st Avenue and Pierson Street, near Camelback Road.

Police at the scene told ABC15 crews the victim, Stephanie Spooner, 37, was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. She later died at the hospital.

The driver who struck the woman took off from the scene. Police say the suspect vehicle is a dark-colored SUV.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Phoenix Police Department, or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS or 480-TESTIGO (for Spanish speakers), if they wish to remain anonymous.