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One killed in car vs. pedestrian crash on south side

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Published: Oct. 13, 2021 at 5:13 AM MST|Updated: Oct. 14, 2021 at 11:34 AM MST
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TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Pima County Sheriff’s Department investigating a crash on Tucson’s south side.

On October 13, deputies responded to a car versus pedestrian crash at the intersection of Valencia Road and Camino de la Tierra around 3 a.m.

❗️Update❗️ The roadway is back open. ------------------------------- Deputies are currently on the scene of a...

Posted by Pima County Sheriff's Department on Wednesday, October 13, 2021

According to a statement, the driver of a pickup truck was heading eastbound on Valencia Road when he struck the pedestrian. The man, identified as 34-year-old Brett Navarrete, was taken to the hospital where he later died.

An investigation found Navarrete was not in a crosswalk at the time of the crash. Deputies also say speed and impairment were not a factor in the crash.

The investigation is ongoing.

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