Glendale PD: Suspect in custody after fatal hit-and-run collision

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From Left to Right, suspect Kevin Murphy, 60, and victim Paul Hernandez (Source: Glendale Police Department) From Left to Right, suspect Kevin Murphy, 60, and victim Paul Hernandez (Source: Glendale Police Department)
(Source: 3TV/CBS 5) (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
Paul Hernandez, 43, was walking near 56th and Northern avenues when was struck by a vehicle. He later died in the hospital (Source: Glendale Police Department) Paul Hernandez, 43, was walking near 56th and Northern avenues when was struck by a vehicle. He later died in the hospital (Source: Glendale Police Department)
Mugshot of suspect Kevin Murphy, 60. (Source: Glendale Police Department) Mugshot of suspect Kevin Murphy, 60. (Source: Glendale Police Department)
GLENDALE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

The Glendale Police Department has identified the suspect and the victim involved in the fatal hit-and-run collision that occurred over the weekend.

The hit-and-run was reported at around 6 p.m. near 56th and Northern avenues Saturday, according to the Glendale Police Department.

A witness told officers that they observed the collision and followed the fleeing suspect driver. 

Police say that the witness was able to take photographs of the suspect, his vehicle and the license plate number. 

The witness told officers that the suspect, identified as 60-year-old Kevin Murphy, was traveling westbound on Northern Avenue at 56th Avenue when he struck the pedestrian.

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The male victim, later identified as Paul Hernandez, 43, was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. 

Glendale police were to locate Murphy's vehicle and contacted him at his nearby apartment. 

Murphy was then arrested and booked on numerous hit-and-run related charges.

Police say that the impairment investigation results are pending. 

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Note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly said the victim was a woman. The information has been corrected. 

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