Woman killed in hit-and-run crash on I-17 in Phoenix

Authorities say a teenage driver is responsible for a crash involving multiple vehicles on I-17 near Camelback Road Wednesday night that left an elderly woman dead.

The wreck happened at 9:30 p.m. when a pickup truck rear-ended a gray Honda near the Bethany Home Road exit, causing the driver to lose control.

Two other cars were involved in the crash, but it's not known if the drivers were hurt. One of them was sent into a concrete median wall from the impact.

"A Chevrolet sport utility vehicle also struck the gray Honda passenger car," officials said.

A passenger in the Honda was killed. She was identified as 88-year-old Yolanda Cruz of Phoenix.

The truck driver drove off but was later located. He was only identified as a teenager.

Detectives are still investigating.

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