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2 die in train vs. vehicle collision near I-10 Avra Valley exit, victims identified

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Posted at 12:28 PM, Oct 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-08 17:56:25-04

TUCSON, Ariz. — Marana Police is investigating a deadly crash involving a train and a vehicle at the Avra Rd. and westbound frontage road railroad crossing off I-10.

Police have identified the driver of the vehicle as 54-year-old Salvador Bustamante, and the passenger as 26-year-old Alonzo Abeyta.

According to Sgt. Pridgett with MPD, the driver and passenger in the vehicle were killed in the collision.

Marana Police say the vehicle was a pickup truck that belongs to a subcontracting company working in the area.

MPD say the truck did not stop for the stop sign at the railroad crossing.

This investigation is still ongoing.

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Marana Police originally reported that the vehicle was a truck associated with TEP.