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Police identify pedestrian killed in Monday night accident

Posted at 8:58 PM, Jun 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-14 20:13:56-04
TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - Police have identified Eunice Helen Ortega, 43, as the pedestrian killed in a Monday night collision.
Sgt. Pete Dugan of the Tucson Police Department says that on June 13, officers responded to the 1600 West Valencia Road for a reports of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle.
Tucson Fire transported Ortega to Banner University Medical Center, said Dugan. She died as a result of her injuries shortly after arriving at the hospital.
Detectives determined a 2007 Dodge pick-up truck was headed westbound on Valencia in the center lane, said Dugan. Ortega was walking northbound across Valencia Road when she was struck.
Ortega was not in a marked crosswalk, said Dugan.
Detectives do not believe speed to be a factor and there were no signs of impairment.