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Phoenix police looking for vehicle involved in deadly hit-and-run

Phoenix police said a black colored SUV believed to be a Chevy Tahoe hit and killed a pedestrian early Saturday morning on Glendale Avenue and then left the scene.

PHOENIX — Detectives are asking for the public’s help finding a vehicle involved in a deadly hit-and-run on Glendale Avenue early Saturday morning, according to the Phoenix Police Department.

Police said on Jan. 14, a male pedestrian was fatally hit by a vehicle, described as a black colored full-size SUV, near 35th and Glendale avenues. Investigators said they believe the vehicle was a Chevy Tahoe.

According to police, the victim was found unresponsive on the ground. Officers attempted life saving measures but were unsuccessful and the man was pronounced dead.

Police said witnesses told officers the vehicle hit the victim while he was walking north, crossing Glendale Avenue. The vehicle then drove away from the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Phoenix Police Department or Silent Witness.

Silent Witness:

Arizona's Silent Witness program allows people to send in tips and share information about crimes happening within their local communities.

The program shares unsolved felony case information in multiple ways, including TV, radio and social media.

Anyone who has information on a crime or recognizes a suspect described by the program is asked to call 480-948-6377, go to the program's website online or download the Silent Witness app to provide a tip. The identity of anyone who submits a tip is kept anonymous.

Calls to Silent Witness are answered 24/7 by a live person and submitted tips are accepted at all times. Submitted tips are then sent to the detective(s) in charge of the specific case.

Individuals who submit tips that lead to an arrest or indictment in the case can get a reward of up to $1,000.

Have a tip? Submit it on the Silent Witness tip form here.

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