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Pedestrian dies of his injuries after hit-and-run in Phoenix

PHOENIX (AP) — Police in Phoenix say a pedestrian who was struck in a hit-and-run has died from his injuries.

They say the incident occurred around 9:30 p.m. Saturday near Interstate 17 and Indian School Road.

Police say 58-year-old Leslie Etsitty was hit by a pickup truck as he crossed a street and the driver did not stay at the scene.

Etsitty was taken to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Police are looking for the driver who fled the scene.

Associated Press

Associated Press

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