SCOTTSDALE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -A man is dead after being struck and killed by an SUV in Scottsdale late Wednesday night, according to Scottsdale police.
Scottsdale police Sgt. Ben Hoster said a witness observed a man lying down in the crosswalk possibly due to a medical event. A vehicle traveling eastbound on Shea Boulevard struck the man near 72nd Place and continued on without stopping.
The man died at the hospital.
Witnesses described the suspect vehicle as a dark-colored SUV.
Shea Boulevard is closed in both directions just east of Scottsdale Road while police investigate the deadly hit-and-run crash. No further details are available at this time.
Anyone with information about this outstanding vehicle is asked to call the Scottsdale Police Department at 480-312-5000.