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PCSD identifies pedestrian in fatal collision

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Posted at 8:50 PM, Feb 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-06 19:11:19-05

A fatal collision involving a pedestrian and a vehicle has shut down Drexel between Forest and Mission.

The Pima County Sheriff's Department has identified the pedestrian hit as 32-year-old Daniel Sakiestewa. 

PCSD says he was walking eastbound on Drexel and decided to cross Drexel in an unlit, non-designated crosswalk area when he was struck by a motorist heading eastbound.

The driver stayed on the scene and has not been charged.

The investigation is ongoing.

PCSD investigating fatal collision involving a pedestrian vs a vehicle. Drexel between Forest and Mission is closed. Please avoid the area.

— Pima County Sheriff (@PimaSheriff) February 6, 2018