Police Seeking Driver of Truck That Struck and Killed Darryl Summers
Phoenix, Arizona—Darryl Summers, age 51, was riding his bicycle to work at 3:20 a.m. on April 2nd when he was struck and killed by a black GMC Sierra pickup truck. The incident occurred in the 6000 block of 27th Avenue. The truck driver then sped off.
Accident investigators report that Mr. Summers did everything right for night-time bike riding. He was wearing a helmet, reflective vest and lights.
According to Sgt. Jamie Rothschild, the driver will likely be charged with leaving the scene of a fatal accident when he or she is apprehended.
Police have no further information at this time. They ask anyone who may have witnessed this accident to please call Silent Witness at (480) 948-6377 or toll free (800) 343-TIPS.
We extend our condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Summers over this tragic and senseless loss.