UPDATE: Police identify pedestrian killed in hit and run crash

Deadly crash involving pedestrian causes road closures
Deadly crash involving pedestrian causes road closures(13 News)
Published: Sep. 26, 2023 at 6:44 AM MST|Updated: Sep. 26, 2023 at 2:05 PM MST
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TUCSON, Ariz. (13 News) - The Tucson Police Department is looking for the driver of a vehicle they say hit and killed a pedestrian this morning, September 26, before leaving the scene.

TPD says the deadly crash involving a pedestrian happened near Valencia Road and Interstate 19 about 4:15 a.m.

Police say the female pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.

She has been identified as 41-year-old Adriana Patricia Mada.

TPD says detectives determined Mada was on the south side of the overpass, crossing from west to east.

The involved vehicle was heading north on the I-19 off-ramp, attempting to turn left onto west Valencia Road.

Police say Mada was in the crosswalk but the vehicle had a green traffic signal.

After the collision, police say the suspect vehicle continued west on Valencia Road without stopping.

Police believe the suspect vehicle is a dark-colored pickup truck.

The investigation is ongoing and detectives are asking anyone with information to call 88-CRIME.

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