UPDATE: Police ID victim, search for driver in deadly hit and run

UPDATE: Police ID victim, search for driver in deadly hit and run
A man after he stumbled into the roadway near Congress Street and Sixth Avenue and was hit by a vehicle on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. The driver did not stay at the scene. (Source: Gray News)

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Investigators with the Tucson Police Department are searching for a driver involved in a fatal pedestrian hit-and-run collision that happened downtown early Saturday morning.

Late Saturday night officers identified the victim in that crash as 50-year-old Stanley Torinese, Jr.

They responded to a report of a middle-aged man who had stumbled into the road near the intersection of Congress Street and Sixth Avenue around 2:40 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. Torinese laid in the street for a while, police said, and pickup truck ran him over and continued driving westbound on Congress.

Tucson police and members of the Tucson Fire Department attempted life-saving measures but Torinese was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators are searching for a gold or tan single-cab Chevy pickup with a chrome toolbox in the back. They believe the pickup is likely a late 90s or early 2000s model.

Anyone with information should call 911 or 88-CRIME. Tips can remain anonymous.

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