76-Year-Old Male Pedestrian Killed in Collision near 37th Avenue

PHOENIX, AZ (April 29, 2022) – Wednesday evening, 76-year-old Carlos Gonzalez died in a hit-and-run on Glendale Avenue.

The accident happened along Glendale Avenue, near 37th Avenue, around 8:00 p.m. Emergency crews responded to the scene shortly after.

First responders say they discovered Gonzalez unconscious on the road. Eventually, medics transported the victim to a nearby hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

Moreover, investigators say the involved driver fled the scene without rendering aid to the pedestrian.

Crews closed the surrounding area for a brief time during cleanup and preliminary duties. Although, authorities later reopened to the road to moving traffic.

At this time, an active investigation into the hit-and-run pedestrian crash is still currently underway. No further details have been provided.


No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. The team at Sweet James offers their deepest condolences and sympathies to the family and friends of Carlos Gonzalez.


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