Thursday, June 21, 2018

Scottsdale & McDowell Closed Due to Fatal Car-Pedestrian Accident

The intersection of Scottsdale Road & McDowell Road is closed for a fatal car-pedestrian collision, according to a tweet posted by Scottsdale PD.

Scottsdale Rd is closed between Roosevelt Street/Continental Drive and Oak Street. Please use an alternate route.

[Upate: 1:36 PM MST] At approximately 2:30 AM MST this morning 24-year-old Landry Forkiner of Mesa, AZ, was discovered deceased in the roadway at the intersection of Scottsdale Road and McDowell. It was apparent that Mr. Forkiner had been struck by a car and it is being investigated as a fatal hit and run collision. We are asking that anyone who may have seen anything related to this incident to please call the Scottsdale Police Department at 480-312-5000. We will continue to provide updates as information becomes available, according to Officer Kevin Watts #609 with the Scottsdale Police Department.