Police ID victim of deadly hit-and-run wreck in Phoenix

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(Source: 3TV/CBS 5) (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

A deadly crash involving a pedestrian closed 36th Street between Thomas Road and Oak Street in Phoenix early Thursday morning.

According to Sgt. Mercedes Fortune with Phoenix Police, witnesses told officers that a vehicle struck the victim, identified on Friday Doesha Eskew, and took off after the collision. Eskew, 43, was pronounced dead on the scene by Phoenix Fire Department.

The road has since reopened, but Oak Street between 32nd and 36th streets was closed as police continue their investigation.

Sgt. Mercedes Fortune said Friday morning that no arrests have been made.

Police did not provide a description of the vehicle but anyone with any information on this crash is asked to call Phoenix police or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS. 

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