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Man dies after crashing pickup truck near Sabino Canyon

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Posted at 3:23 PM, Jul 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-06 21:58:54-04

TUCSON, Ariz. - The Pima County Sheriff's Department says a man has died after crashing his pickup truck near Sabino Canyon Saturday afternoon.

Deputies responded to reports of a single vehicle crash near Sunrise Drive and Via Umbrosa around 2 p.m. They say when they arrived, they found that a pickup truck had driven off the roadway and into trees.

The driver of that truck was taken to a local hospital and was later pronounced dead. He's been identified as 61-year-old Gregory Simmons.

Sunrise Drive was closed for several hours in both directions.

There is no word when roadways will reopen.

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