TUCSON, Ariz. — Updated on May 13, 2022 at 7:53 p.m.
On May 13, 2022, around 6:30 a.m., Pima County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a crash involving a pedestrian on East Sunrise Drive and North Swan Road.
According to PCSD, the car hit the pedestrian leading to serious injuries.
The Rural Metro Fire Department took over medical care but then pronounced the pedestrian dead on scene.
The pedestrian was identified as 52-year-old Rhett Wilbur
The car involved in the collision fled from the scene.
As crews were searching, they got a report of a "suspicious vehicle that had been abandoned in the area."
The car was found to have collision-related damage.
A person of interest was located and identified as 35-year-old Bradley Schaffer.
Schaffer was arrested for manslaughter, leaving the scene of a collision, and driving under the influence.
He was booked into the Pima County Adult Detention Center.
Anyone with information, call 911 or 88-CRIME.
Pima County Sheriff's Deputies are responding to a crash that happened Friday morning near East Sunrise Drive and North Swan Road.
The crash has caused PCSD to close the eastbound lanes of Sunrise to drivers.
Drivers are asked to find alternate routes if traveling in the area since deputies say traffic will be delayed.
"Deputies responded to the area of East Sunrise Drive and North Swan Road in reference to a vehicle striking a pedestrian," Deputy Tyler Legg shared. "The vehicle fled the scene."
This is a developing story, stay with KGUN 9 for updates.
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