News: Police investigate deadly hit-and-run crash near Good Samaritan

PHOENIX, AZ – The Phoenix Police Department is investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash that happened near 7th St and McDowell Rd on Sunday, according to 12 News.

A driver was heading north on 7th St when they collided with Magellan Rutaneahwa, 49, as he crossed the road around 7:30 p.m.

Rescue crews transported Rutaneahwa to an area hospital, where he died.

Authorities believe speed played a role in the incident. They urge anyone with information regarding the crash to contact them.

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