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Fatal collision near Speedway and Kolb involving a pedestrian

Victim identified, driver cooperated
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Posted at 5:58 PM, Mar 30, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-31 20:53:38-04

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — Updated on March 31, 2022 at 5:35 p.m.

Officers responded to a collision involving a pedestrian on March 30, 2022 at around 4:38 p.m.

The incident happened on the 1100 block of North Finance Center Drive.

Despite lifesaving efforts, the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers have identified him as 56-year-old Stephan B. Izen. Next of kin were notified.

According to officers, Izen was attempting to cross Speedway Boulevard not using the crosswalk.

At this time, a silver 2019 Honda Pilot was traveling eastbound on Speedway Boulevard in the middle lane and hit him.

The Honda driver immediately stopped and cooperated with the investigation.

According to the Impaired Driving Enforcement Unit, the driver was not impaired.

This investigation is still active.

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Officers are investigating a fatal pedestrian collision involving a pedestrian.

The incident happened Wednesday afternoon near E. Speedway Blvd. and N. Kolb Rd.

The pedestrian is an adult man who has not been identified.

Speedway is closed eastbound from Kolb to Finance Drive for the next several hours.

Officers asks drivers to avoid the area until further notice.

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Bivian Contreras is a real-time editor for KGUN 9. Bivian graduated from the University of Arizona School of Journalism with a Bachelor's degree in Journalism with an emphasis in Broadcast and is currently pursuing a degree in Broadcast Operational Meteorology at Mississippi State University. She is an Arizona native from Nogales and looks forward to becoming a meteorologist one day or a news anchor. Share your story ideas and important issues with Bivian by emailing bivian.contreras@kgun9.com or by connecting on Instagram, and Twitter.

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