TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — A 28-year-old man died Wednesday when he was hit by a car on 22nd Street.
Tucson police say Evander Aaron Nelson died after a blue 2007 Nissan Titan heading westbound hit him in the street in the 300 block of East 22nd Street, about 50 feet from a marked crosswalk.
The driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with the investigation.
Officers confirm the driver was not impaired.
Police say Nelson's mid-block crossing caused the crash.
He died Saturday.
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