Police identify man in wheelchair killed in hit-and-run crash in west Phoenix

Police are looking for the driver who hit and killed a woman in west Phoenix Saturday evening.
Police are looking for the driver who hit and killed a woman in west Phoenix Saturday evening.(MGN)
Published: Nov. 26, 2022 at 8:56 PM MST|Updated: Nov. 29, 2022 at 8:25 AM MST
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PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) - Police are looking for the driver who hit and killed a man in west Phoenix Saturday evening.

Around 6:45 p.m. Saturday, Phoenix police responded to the report of a hit and run near 63rd Avenue and Palm Lane, north of McDowell Road. Officers arrived and found 40-year-old Jeremy Ortiz in a wheelchair with injuries. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators said Tuesday morning that they believe he was hit by two vehicles and that no contact was made with the hit-and-run vehicles as the driver left the area after the accident.

Detectives are continuing to investigate this incident.