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Police identify victim in deadly midtown crash

Oracle and Fort Lowell
Posted at 4:32 PM, Jun 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-28 16:22:05-04

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.

Drivers are asked to avoid the area.

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