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First pedestrian death of 2018

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A man died three days after being hit by a car on 12th Avenue near Drexel Road. 

Oscar Hernandez, 62, was hit by a truck on Jan. 4 around 6 p.m., according to the Tucson Police Dept. 

He was not in a crosswalk at the time, according to police. 

He was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries, where he died on Jan. 7. 

The driver of the truck stayed at the scene and cooperated with the investigation. 

Speed was not a factor and no citations are being issued, according to police. 

This is the first pedestrian death in 2018.

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