Pedestrian dies after hit-and-run near I-17 in Phoenix, driver arrested

Phoenix police have arrested a hit-and-run driver after a man was struck and killed by a car near Interstate 17 and Indian School Road early Thursday morning.

Robert Tsiosdia, 53, was crossing Indian School near 24th Avenue at 4 a.m. on June 30 when he was hit by a sedan heading eastbound, officials said. He died from his injuries.

The driver fled the crash, but officers would later take him into custody near 7th Street and Peoria after a witness helped identify the suspect.

No other details were released about the arrest.

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