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Oct 19, 2013 11:50 PM by Sam Salzwedel

15th pedestrian dies on Tucson streets

TUCSON - A car struck and killed a man on Speedway Boulevard Saturday afternoon.

Tucson Police got the call around 3 p.m. at Speedway and Richey Boulevards, just west of Alvernon Way.

Firefighters pronounced the victim dead at the scene. Investigators believe he was in a crosswalk.

The driver cooperated with officers. They do not know if he will face any charges.

It was the 15th fatal pedestrian accident in 2013. There were 6 in 2012.

The latest pedestrian to die was a 7-year-old boy. He was struck September 29, less than a half mile from Saturday's collision.


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