Mesa police looking for fatal hit and run suspect

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By Alicia Barron By Alicia Barron

MESA, Ariz - Mesa police are looking to identify a fatal hit and run suspect.

On Sunday night, a 69-year-old Asian male was crossing University Drive and Pima Road when he was struck by a black sedan.

The suspect vehicle was traveling westbound in the curb lane and fled the scene.

The victim was transported to the hospital with life threatening injuries and was later pronounced dead.

The suspect vehicle is described as a 2006-2007 black sedan with a broken left rear taillight, possibly a Subaru. The license plate on the vehicle is described as an AZ Child Abuse Prevention plate.

The plate number is unknown.

The vehicle might have front end damage from the collision.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Mesa Police Department at 480-644-2211 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.