Young girl dies in pedestrian crash involving pickup

TPD Pedestrian
TPD Pedestrian(TPD)
Published: Dec. 5, 2021 at 12:12 PM MST|Updated: Dec. 5, 2021 at 2:10 PM MST
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TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - According to Tucson police, a 6-year-old girl has died after being hit by a vehicle near West Fort Lowell Road and First Avenue on Saturday, Dec. 4.

Officers responded to the intersection of West Fort Lowell Road and North Geronimo Avenue and found the 6-year-old in the roadway. Despite life-saving efforts, she was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at the hospital. She has been identified as Emory Conway.

After further investigation, detectives determined that Conway had been trying to cross north to south on Fort Lowell Road. Conway and a family member made it to the center lane. Conway then ran into the eastbound lanes and was struck by a pickup, according to authorities.

The driver stopped and cooperated with the investigation. Officers determined that the driver was not impaired.

The reason for Conway running into the roadway is still under investigation.

No citations or charges have been issued.

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