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Robert Bennett Killed in Hit-and-Run Accident in Phoenix
Phoenix, Arizona—Robert Bennett, age 50, was killed last night after he was hit by a car while waiting for a city bus. The accident occurred near 27th Avenue and Glendale in Phoenix.
According to accident investigators with the Phoenix Police Department, Mr. Bennett was standing at a bus stop and and stepped onto the roadway to check on the arrival of the bus. As he did that, he was hit by a vehicle that fled the scene without checking on Mr. Bennett's welfare or waiting for police.
Mr. Bennett was rushed to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Police believe that the vehicle that hit Mr. Bennett is a light-colored, four-door sedan and might possibly be a Honda Civic. Anybody with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Phoenix Police Department of Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.
We extend our condolences to the family and friends of Richard Bennett over this tragic loss.