Police: Suspect sought in deadly hit-and-run of woman

Police are looking for a suspect after a woman was struck and killed by a car while crossing a street in Phoenix on Sunday night.

According to Sgt. Vince Lewis with the Phoenix Police Department, 46-year-old Isela Ortega was crossing the street near 27th Avenue and Van Buren at 10:30 p.m. when she was hit by a westbound vehicle.

Ortega was pronounced dead at the scene by firefighters.

Police say the four-door car is described as a 2005-2010 light grey or silver Chrysler 300, with front end and windshield damage.

The driver of the vehicle is described as a man, 20-25 years old, 5'11" to 6' tall, weighing 150-200 pounds, and with shaved or very short light brown or blonde hair.

If you have any information, please call Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.