Phoenix, AZ (June 10, 2022) – Eduardi Fierro Jr, 28, was killed in a traffic accident Sunday, June 5 in Phoenix. Another person was left with critical injuries as a result of the crash.
The fatal hit-and-run accident happened on 63rd Avenue near McDowell Road. Preliminary investigative reports show that Fierro’s car was stalled, and he was reportedly attempting to push his vehicle out of the way with a Good Samaritan who stopped to help.
A truck struck both of them for reasons still being investigated. Fierro was pronounced deceased on-site while the other person involved was transported with critical injuries.
The driver who struck them fled the scene on foot and attempted to report that his car was stolen. Authorities detained him the same day.
Police continue to investigate.
Phoenix Auto Accidents
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