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Jun 18, 2014 9:45 AM by Danielle Lerner

Cyclist hit and killed in Midtown

TUCSON- Tucson police are on scene of a deadly accident on Speedway at Main Avenue. Officers tell News 4 Tucson's Monica Garcia a cyclist was hit and killed by a car. No word on the name of the man who was hit but officers say the driver did stop.

Tucson Police interviewed a witness who said the driver was traveling westbound on Speedway, when he ran a red light and hit the cyclist.

The man driving the car is now in Tucson Police custody and officers are investigating if he was under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

The stretch of Speedway from Main to I-10 is closed in both directions, and could remain closed until 10:00 a.m. You can use Saint Mary's and Stone to get around that.

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