Phoenix police search for driver in fatal hit-and-run near 35th Avenue and McDowell

Phoenix Police officers are investigating a hit-and-run crash on 35th Avenue and Palm Lane that left a 65-year-old man dead.

Police responded to the area at 11:45 p.m. on May 22 and found the victim lying in the street with life-threatening injuries. He died before he could be taken to a hospital.

Witnesses told officers that the man had been crossing north of the intersection when a black SUV traveling south down 35th Avenue struck him and did not stop.

Officers are still searching for a suspect, and there is no other information about the vehicle available.

The victim's name has not been released.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Phoenix Police at (602) 262-6151 or Silent Witness at (480) - WITNESS.

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