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Deputies investigate two deadly wrecks Thursday

Bicyclist killed near Sandario and Tortoise Trail
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Posted at 7:14 AM, Nov 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-12 17:29:05-05

Pima County Sheriff's deputies investigated two deadly wrecks Thursday.

According to the department, one wreck was near Sandario Road and Tortoise Trail. That involved a vehicle and a bicyclist.

The cyclist -- 60-year-old Lauren Harvey -- was pronounced dead at the scene at about 6:30 a.m. She was riding southbound on Sandario when she was hit by a vehicle also headed southbound. Harvey was wearing a helmet. No citations were issued.

Another wreck, at Wetmore and Romero Roads, involved a box truck and a pedestrian, a woman who was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities later identified her as 63-year-old Arlene Matus.

A media release with further information will be forthcoming when the information is available.

Traffic was blocked at the intersections during the investigations.