Aug 4, 2013 2:49 PM by Scott Oathout

Pedestrian struck and killed identified

UPDATE: The pedestrian involved in the fatal collision that occurred on August 3, 2013, has been identified as 47-year old Gilbert Marrieta.

TUCSON- A pedestrian was killed in midtown Saturday night, after being struck by a truck.

According to Sergeant Chris Widmer with the Tucson Police, a 47-year-old male was crossing East Grant Road, near North 4th Avenue, when a Toyota Tacoma struck the man around 10:12 p.m.

Widmer says the pedestrian was not crossing in a crosswalk and was wearing dark clothing.

Traffic detectives determined the truck was travelling around the posted speed limit when it struck the pedestrian.

The name of the 47-year-old man is being held until family can be notified.


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