Scottsdale Police Sgt. Ben Hoster says an SUV was traveling on Thomas just before 3 a.m. when it hit a man laying in the road and dragged the body several feet.
The man was declared dead; his identity hasn't been released.
Hoster says a bike and a backpack were laying nearby, but they don't believe they were involved in the crash.
According to police, the driver of the SUV is not considered a suspect.
Thomas Road was closed between Hayden and Granite Reef for a few hours while officers investigated.
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