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Phoenix police looking for driver involved in fatal hit-and-run

Police said preliminary information suggests the victim was struck in the curb lane just north of Grand Avenue.

PHOENIX — Authorities are looking for the driver who struck and killed a man in west Phoenix Monday evening.

Phoenix police said that just before 7 p.m., officers were called to the area of 35th and Grand avenues to investigate a crash nearby.

When officers arrived on the scene, they found an adult male injured in the roadway. Police said he was pronounced deceased on scene.

Police said preliminary information suggests the man was struck in the curb lane just north of Grand Avenue. Authorities believe an unknown vehicle driving north struck the man and then continued north on Grand Avenue.

Further details about the crash are still under investigation, police said. 

If you have any information, you are asked to call Phoenix police at 602-262-6151 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.

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