Pedestrian hit along Palo Verde Road dies
TUCSON, Ariz. (13 News) - The Pima County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian Tuesday, May 2, on South Palo Verde Road and East Irvington Road at 10:49 a.m.
When deputies arrived on the scene, they found the pedestrian unresponsive.
However, authorities said the pedestrian died at the scene.
During the investigation, authorities said the pedestrian was crossing eastbound Palo Verde Road from a Circle K gas station unsafely when the subject was hit by a vehicle.
Detectives from the Pima County Sheriff’s Department Traffic Unit responded to the scene and the driver of the vehicle collaborated with authorities.
Deputies said there was no indication of impairment on the driver and excessive speed does not appear to be a factor.
Currently, no criminal charges are pending.
No additional information about the pedestrian was released.
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