Police in Phoenix say the driver of an SUV hit a 65-year-old man in Phoenix Sunday night and fled the scene of the crash.

According to police, John Juarez was pronounced dead at a local hospital after he was hit near Baseline and Kyrene roads.

Police said Juarez was walking southwest across Baseline Road when he was hit by an SUV going east.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is being urged to contact the Phoenix Police Department or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS (948-6377).