UPDATE: Woman dies after getting hit by truck on north side

Updated: Nov. 12, 2020 at 3:17 PM MST
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TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Authorities said a woman has died after she was hit by a box truck on Ruthrauff Road at Romero Road early Thursday, Nov. 12.

At about 6:30 a.m., deputies responded to a collision involving a box truck and a pedestrian at the intersection of Romero Road and Ruthrauff Road.

Upon arrival, they discovered a box truck with one occupant had been making a left-hand turn from Romero Rd. to Westbound Ruthrauff Rd. when it struck a pedestrian, 63-year-old Arlene Matus in the roadway.

Matus was declared deceased at the scene of the collision.

This remains an ongoing investigation and further information will be provided as it becomes available.

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