Car pedestrian hit-and-run

A woman died after she was hit by a vehicle in Phoenix Saturday afternoon.

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS5) – A woman died after being hit by a car in Phoenix Saturday afternoon near 59th Avenue and Palm Lane

Police say they were called about a pedestrian who was hit by a vehicle around 3 p.m. When officers arrived they found the injured woman in the roadway. She was later identified as 42-year-old Jeannie Garza Montoya. She died at the scene.

Investigators say the vehicle that hit her had left the area but was located abandoned nearby. Investigators are working to identify and locate the driver. The roadway was closed for the investigation. 

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