Driver dies in collision in midtown

Driver dies in collision in midtown
(Source: KFVS)

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - The driver of a vehicle has passed away as the result of a collision in midtown.

On Feb. 14, at approximately 10 a.m., officers from Operations Division Midtown were dispatched to the 5700 block of E. Picacho Street for the report of a fatal vehicle collision within Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.

Prior to officer’s arrival D-M personal were on scene and located a black 2019 Honda HR-V, which was occupied by an adult female. Sadly, the driver was pronounced deceased at the scene and has been identified as 18-year-old Diamond Aaliyah Rose. Next of kin was notified of her passing.

Traffic detectives were contacted and responded to continue the investigation. Detectives determined Rose was last contacted on Feb.13, at approximately 8:30 p.m.

D-M personal located the vehicle on Feb. 14, at 9 a.m. Roadway evidence determined Rose was traveling west on E. Picacho Road, when she failed to negotiate a curve and crashed into a culvert, according to officials.

This is an ongoing investigation and no charges or citations have been issued at this time.

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