MESA, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) – A man is dead after a hit-and-run crash in Mesa on Tuesday morning.
The crash happened just after midnight near Country Club Drive and Brown Road. According to Nik Rasheta with Mesa police, a man on a bicycle was reportedly crossing the road when he was struck by a vehicle that was going south on Country Club Drive. After the crash, the vehicle took off from the scene. The man died from his injuries at the scene.
A description of the suspect’s vehicle was not released. North and southbound lanes of Country Club Drive were closed starting at 8th Avenue for several hours while officers investigated the crash. The roadways have since been reopened.