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TPD investigating fatal pedestrian crash on Campbell Avenue

Tucson police are investigating after a pedestrian was killed on North Campbell Avenue.
Tucson police are investigating after a pedestrian was killed on North Campbell Avenue.(KOLD News 13)
Published: Jan. 27, 2022 at 10:48 PM MST|Updated: Jan. 28, 2022 at 10:20 AM MST
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TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Tucson police are investigating a fatal pedestrian crash that happened Thursday, Jan. 27.

According to police, officers responded to the area of North Campbell Avenue and East Waverly Street just before 9 p.m.

The pedestrian, a man in his 60s, was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities said two adults and two minors were injured and taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

According to interviews, the pedestrian was trying to cross North Campbell Avenue when he was struck by a vehicle. The driver, a male in his 20s, cooperated with the investigation. Officers determined he was not impaired.

According to witness statements, the pedestrian was sprinting at the time he entered the roadway.

Roadway evidence indicates midblock crossing by the pedestrian is a major contributing factor, however, excessive speed by the driver of the vehicle is a potential contributing factor that police are currently investigating.

No arrests or citations have been issued.

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