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1 dead after pedestrian collision near 12th Avenue and Valencia Road

Posted at 8:57 PM, Apr 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-05 19:01:30-04

TUCSON, Ariz. - A man who was hit by a car Monday has died, police say.

The collision occurred near 12th Avenue and Valencia Road at around 8 p.m.

According to the Tucson Police Department, a red Honda was heading north on 12th Avenue when it hit 22-year-old Ezekiel Brinker, who was crossing the street outside of a crosswalk.

He was rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. The driver stayed on scene and cooperated with investigators.

TPD says Brinker died from his injuries two days later.

Investigators determined the driver was not intoxicated, though Brinker did have alcohol in his system at the time of the crash.