61-Year-Old Woman Pronounced Dead after Pedestrian Collision near Jackson Street

PHOENIX, AZ (December 20, 2022) – Early Tuesday morning, Kathleen McGuire was fatally struck in a pedestrian hit-and-run on 27th Avenue.

Police responded to the scene around 3:45 a.m., near Jackson Street on December 6th.

Per reports, the driver of a vehicle struck McGuire and immediately fled the scene without contacting authorities. Upon arrival, officers located 61-year-old McGuire with life-threatening injuries before she was later pronounced dead.

Meanwhile, officers only described the involved vehicle as a dark-colored sedan.

Emergency crews closed off a large portion of the roadway to allow for cleanup and preliminary duties. At this time, an active investigation is still currently underway. Once available, further details will be provided.

Sweet James sends out their warm and sincerest sympathies go out to the friends and family of Kathleen McGuire. May the memories of your loved one give you strength in the days ahead.

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