Police are seeking the driver of a dark-colored GMC Sierra pickup truck w/large chrome wheels that was involved with a fatal hit and run collision 27th Ave near Bethany Home Road, Phoenix. Bicyclist Darryl Fitzgerald Summers was killed in the crash.
51-year-old Darryl Summers dies after hit-and-run crash; police looking for dark truck: Police say Summers was following all safety protocol including wearing a helmet and reflective vest, having bike lights and reflectors, and riding with traffic. Still, he suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to the hospital where he later died.
Ped Fatal H/R in January
There was another fatal hit and run near this location just a few month ago on January 10, 2016. “Investigators said the suspect vehicle is believed to be a white 2000 GMC Sierra or Yukon. It likely received damage to the front left side”. Pedestrian Farrell Bevins Yuyaheoea, 46, was killed while crossing 27th Avenue midblock; the driver fled.
Bicyclist H/R injury in December
But wait, there’s more… On Dec 7, 2015 a bicyclist was injured in a collision near 27th and Bethany Home. The driver fled the scene.
Bicyclist injured in Phoenix hit-and-run
Whitney M. Woodworth, The Republic | azcentral.com 9:09 a.m. MST December 7, 2015
A bicyclist was hospitalized early Monday morning after being hit by a vehicle in a hit-and-run, Phoenix police said… A vehicle struck the man while he was riding his bicycle near 27th Avenue and Bethany Home Road shortly after 6 a.m., said Sgt. Jonathan Howard, a Police Department spokesman. The driver left the scene, according to police….
Phoenix, file number: 201600601129 -> 16000601129 Report Available
Strike from behind, hit and run, driver never located. According to news reports, the bicyclist had lights and was wearing a reflective vest, as well as a helmet.
Manner of crash (on report) is rear-end. of course database somehow gets morphed to UNKNOWN