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6-year-old girl dies after being struck by vehicle on Fort Lowell Road, police investigating

Posted at 4:04 PM, Dec 04, 2021

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — A 6-year-old has died following a crash on Fort Lowell Road Saturday evening, police say.

Officers responded to the intersection of W. Ft. Lowell Road and N. Geronimo Avenue at around 3 p.m. for a report of a serious-injury crash involving a pedestrian, according to Tucson Police. When officers arrived, they found a juvenile female in the roadway, during that time Tucson Fire medics responded to render aid to the juvenile pedestrian, before taking her to Banner University Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

Shortly after arriving at the hospital, the she was pronounced dead, police say. Police identified her as 6-year-old Emory Conway. Next of kin was notified.

Through further investigation, detectives determined that Conway was trying to cross Fort Lowell from north to south, while crossing, Conway and a family member had crossed into the multi-purpose center lane, according to the department. While in the center lane, Conway ran into the eastbound lanes and was hit by a gold 1994 Chevrolet 1500 pickup truck.

The driver did stop and stayed at the scene, police say. The driver was not impaired at the time of the crash.

The reason for Conway running into the roadway is under investigation, police say.

At this time, no citations or charges have been issued.

The investigation remains ongoing.