Police: Driver fled after hitting, killing pedestrian in Phoenix

Police are investigating a hit and run at Central Avenue and Osborn Street in Phoenix.

PHOENIX - An 82-year-old man is dead after he was hit by a vehicle while using a crosswalk at Central Avenue and Osborn Road Friday morning. 

According to police, the driver fled the scene after the collision and the pedestrian was taken to a hospital in extremely critical condition.

The pedestrian, identified as 82-year-old Michael Danko, died of his injuries.

Police are looking for the vehicle, described as a 2013-2014 white Chrysler 200 with passenger front-end damage. 

Detectives found a photo of the vehicle as it was leaving the scene. 

Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to call the Phoenix Police Department.

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