EL MIRAGE, Ariz. -- El Mirage police are asking for the public's help finding a driver who hit a pedestrian then took off.The hit-and-run happened at about 6:40 p.m. Friday near El Mirage and Thunderbird roads.Police said the vehicle struck Blanca Carbajal, 37, who was crossing the street.The woman was taken to a local hospital where she later died.
Police investigators are still seeking to identify the driver and vehicle that fled the scene. The vehicle is described as a white, two-door, newer model Eclipse or a similar make. The vehicle is believed to have sustained front-end damage and a broken windshield. Police released a surveillance photo of a man investigators believe is the driver. Anyone who may have witnessed the collision or has information regarding the vehicle is encouraged to call the El Mirage Police Department at 623-933-1341.