Josue Soto Dead after Phoenix Hit-and-Run Accident
PHOENIX, AZ (July 21, 2020) — A 30-year-old pedestrian identified as Josue Soto died in a hit-and-run crash at 9:59 p.m. on Saturday, July 18.
The crash involved a white 2007 to 2010 Saturn Outlook SUV that moved east on Van Buren Street and 33rd Avenue.
Sgt. Tommy Thompson said a vehicle hit Soto while crossing in a marked crosswalk at the intersection with no signal lights.
Paramedics rushed Soto to an area hospital in critical condition but were later pronounced dead.
After the crash, the vehicle did not stop and continued eastbound. Authorities are still searching for the involved driver.
Anyone with information about this case can call Phoenix PD at 602-262-6151 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.
Our deepest condolences remain with the family and friends of Josue Soto as they try to piece together what happened.
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