10-year-old boy killed by hit-and-run driver in Phoenix

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by Catherine Holland

azfamily.com

Posted on March 11, 2011 at 4:52 PM

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PHOENIX – Police are searching for the hit-and-run driver who killed a 10-year-old boy in Phoenix Thursday night.

Police have identified the victim as Raul Osorio.

The wreck happened at about 9:30 p.m. just north of 19th and Glendale avenues.

According to police, the Raul was crossing 19th Avenue to join his friends at a bus stop. While Raul's two friends made it safely across the street, a white pickup truck hit Raul; the driver never stopped.

Raul was not in a crosswalk when he was hit.

Witnesses told police they saw the pickup truck leaving the scene, heading north on 19th Avenue.

No details about the pickup truck or the driver were immediately available.

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