Police: teen dies of injuries from hit and run accident

Police say a 15-year-old boy has died after he was struck by a vehicle near 16th Street and Montebello Avenue on Friday around 10:00 p.m.

Sgt. Vince Lewis says the teen died from his injuries Saturday.

Police say a dark colored vehicle struck the teen who was in the roadway. 

The driver did not stop and left the scene and police believe the sedan that hit the teen may have been a Lexus.


Anyone with information is asked to call Phoenix Police, or Silent Witness at (480) WITNESS.

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