26-Year-Old Male Pedestrian Killed in Collision near West Glendale Avenue

PHOENIX, AZ (December 13, 2021) – Early Saturday, morning, Ryan Rapanot was killed in a hit-and-run crash on North 19th Avenue.

The crash happened around 12:30 a.m., near the intersection of 19th Avenue and Glendale Avenue. Emergency crews responded to the scene shortly after.

Officials suspect that Rapanot was walking in the road and was lying down when he was hit by a car. Upon impact, the driver of the car failed to stop and fled the site before police arrived.

Medics responded and pronounced 26-year-old Rapanot dead at the scene.

Additionally, police did not provide a description of the suspect vehicle. However, an active investigation is still currently underway.

Once available, further details will be provided.

The team at Sweet James would like to offer their sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Ryan Rapanot during this very difficult time.

Losing someone in a pedestrian accident is always a traumatic experience for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they understand that the death of a loved one can leave a lasting impact on your emotional and financial well-being, and they are here to help. Their wrongful death attorneys understand that the legal issues impose challenges to those involved. Let their attorneys help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the welfare of your family. Call their office today (800) 975-3435 to arrange a free and confidential case evaluation. Click here to request a police report.

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