PD: Man dead after fatal hit-and-run crash in Scottsdale

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A man is dead after being struck and killed by an SUV in Scottsdale late Wednesday night. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) A man is dead after being struck and killed by an SUV in Scottsdale late Wednesday night. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
SCOTTSDALE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

A man is dead after being struck and killed by an SUV in Scottsdale late Wednesday night, according to Scottsdale police.

Scottsdale police Sgt. Ben Hoster said a witness observed a man, identified as 22-year-old Westin M. L'Heureux, lying down in the crosswalk possibly due to a medical event. A vehicle traveling eastbound on Shea Boulevard struck the man near 72nd Place and continued on without stopping.

L'Heureux died at the hospital.

Shea Boulevard was closed in both directions just east of Scottsdale Road while police investigated the deadly hit-and-run crash. No further details are available at this time.

Witnesses described the vehicle as a dark-colored SUV. Police emphasized that the driver may not have been aware he hit someone and anyone who was driving in the area to contact police.

Anyone with information about this outstanding vehicle is asked to call the Scottsdale Police Department at 480-312-5000.

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