45-Year-Old Man Fatally Struck in Pedestrian Collision near Hazelwood Street

PHOENIX, AZ (December 9, 2021) – Sunday morning, 45-year-old Leo Montenegro, was killed in a pedestrian accident on 27th Avenue.

The crash took place around 3:00 a.m., near North 27th Avenue and Hazelwood Street, as per the report. Dispatchers responded to the scene shortly after.

Officers discovered that the driver of a northbound SUV struck the male pedestrian near North 27th Avenue. Paramedics responded and transported the victim to a local hospital for further treatment.

Despite life-saving efforts, medics later pronounced Montenegro dead. Meanwhile, the driver of the SUV stayed at the scene and cooperated with the investigation.

At this time, the accident is still currently being investigated. Once available, further details will be 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 Leo Montenegro.

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