MESA, Ariz. - Mesa investigators are searching for the driver involved in a hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian nearly a month ago.
Police say Gilbert Hill was crossing the street midblock near Horne and Broadway Road at around 8 p.m. on Sept. 18 when he was struck.
The vehicle, described as a possible Toyota Camry between the years 2002-2011, reportedly didn't stop, leaving Hill to die.
"It was very tragic," said Hill's brother, Phillip Hill. "It’s bad enough that he was hit, but then for the guy to just up and run, that’s just adding insult to injury. He didn’t even come to see if he was alright."
Family members say Hill was 64 when he passed away.
"He was everything to us," said Hill's Niece, Maya Hill.
Maya says her uncle was a simply incredible man.
"He had a lot of friends who loved him," said Maya. "He was a kind and gentle man."
Members of Hill's family say they want justice.
"We want the person who hit him to pay the price," said Maya.
The car may be gray or light blue with light rims. The vehicle might also have damage to the front grill, the middle to passenger side of the hood, and the windshield.
"We’re hoping someone knows something," said Phillip. "Just be a good person, and turn yourself in."
Anyone with information on the suspect or the vehicle is asked to contact Mesa Police at 480-644-2211 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.
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Police in Mesa are looking for a driver involved in a hit-and-run crash that left a 66-year-old man dead. (Mesa Police Department)