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TPD looking for second driver involved in deadly hit and run pedestrian crash

Posted at 9:46 AM, Aug 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-19 11:51:30-04

TUCSON, Ariz. — Tucson Police Department is investigating a deadly hit and run pedestrian crash near the westside that happened on Saturday.

TPD responded to reports about the crash just after midnight in the area of First Avenue and Kelso Street.

Upon arrival police found an unresponsive woman in the roadway.

Police say a driver stopped and was giving her treatment.

Tucson Fire Department arrived on scene to assist shortly after.

TPD says the woman died on the scene. She was identified as 40-year-old Robyn Gmyrek.

Detectives determined a gray 2016 Mazda passenger car was traveling southbound in the curb lane on First Avenue. The vehicle passed through the intersection at Kelso Street striking the woman who was crossing First avenue traveling east to west.

Police say the woman was 50 feet south of the intersection and was not in a crosswalk.

The driver of the Mazda stopped to assist the woman and stayed on scene.

TPD says another vehicle traveling southbound hit the woman. The driver of that vehicle fled the scene going southbound.

Detectives determined there was no sign of impairment from the driver of the Mazda and speed did not appear to be a factor.

Police say it is unclear if speed was a factor involving the second vehicle.

The investigation is still ongoing.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 88-CRIME.

This is a developing story. Please stay with and KGUN-TV for further updates.