Pedestrian vs Vehicle Accident near North Catalina Avenue Left One Dead
TUCSON, AZ (August 18, 2022) – Police responded to a pedestrian accident on Pima Streets that claimed the life of Nyabonj Kuajachol Lual.
The collision happened on August 15th involving a pedestrian and an unidentified vehicle, per initial reports.
According to police, emergency crews arrived to the scene and found one woman unresponsive in the roadway.
Medics quickly transported her to a local hospital but was later pronounced dead due to the extent of her injuries. Authorities identified the deceased as 77-year-old Lual.
Furthermore, a large portion of the roadway was temporarily shutdown to allow for cleanup and preliminary duties.
Tucson Police stated the involved driver fled the initial collision, an active investigation is currently underway.
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