TUCSON, Ariz. — Tucson police identified a man who died Thursday after being hit by a pickup truck.
Police say 45-year-old Jerry Penalver died after a 2011 Chevrolet pickup truck hit him while he was crossing Oracle Road from west to east.
Penalver was in the crosswalk at the time. The truck hit him while making a right turn onto northbound Oracle from westbound Fort Lowell Road.
The driver cooperated with the investigation. Neither speed nor impairment were believed to have been factors in the crash.
Those with information should call 88-CRIME.
🚨🚧TRAFFIC ALERT 🚧🚨— Tucson Police Dept (@Tucson_Police) June 27, 2019
The intersection of North Oracle and West Ft Lowell is completely shutdown in all directions due to a pedestrian fatality. Please avoid the area while officers investigate. pic.twitter.com/fBBuC9FsGO
Drivers are asked to avoid the area.
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