Phoenix police seek driver in fatal hit-and-run

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By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas

PHOENIX – Phoenix police are looking for the driver involved in a fatal hit-and-run near 19th Avenue and Indian School Road Sunday night.

Police said Vincent Ponchuella, 58, was crossing 19th Avenue when he was hit by a car and thrown about 75 feet.

Ponchuella died from his injuries.

Police are looking for a white four-door sedan, which they say should have extensive front-end damage.

The vehicle was headed southbound after striking Ponchuella.