UPDATE: Man dies in crash after fleeing traffic stop

Vehicle hit guard rail after sideswiping another vehicle

UPDATE: Man dies in crash after fleeing traffic stop
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TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - The Pima County Sheriff’s Department has identified the man killed in a crash on the northwest side that happened after an attempted traffic stop on Tuesday, Jan. 14.

According to the PCSD, 52-year-old Brian Hieb was pronounced dead at the scene.

Deputies attempted to make the traffic stop at about 9:45 p.m. at La Cañada Drive and River Road. Hieb did not stop and fled north on La Cañada.

As Hieb continued north, his vehicle sideswiped another before crashing into a guard rail near Emerine Drive.

Hieb was the only occupant of his vehicle.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call 911 or 88-CRIME.

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