Family asking for help in finding driver involved in deadly hit and run crash

PHOENIX (KSAZ) -- A mother is searching for answers, after her son was killed in a hit and run incident, at the age of 27.

Family members say Joey Schott had many things he wanted to do, before his life was tragically cut short. Schott was crossing 35th Avenue, mid block, south of Dunlap when he was hit and killed by a driver on July 20. Schott's mother, Sue Ball, said Schott was walking to a nearby store when he was hit. Ball said her son's life was taken far too soon, and he was not ready to levae the world.

Meanwhile, police are still looking for the driver, described as possibly driving a 2001-2005 Mercedes C320 that will now have damage to the front of the vehicle.

FOX 10's Courtney Griffin reports.