Person Fatally Hit by Vehicle on 10 Freeway near Milepost 226 [Tucson, AZ]
Person Hit by Vehicle After Fleeing Traffic Stop on 10 Freeway
TUCSON, AZ (January 15, 2021) — A person was killed after a vehicle struck them on 10 Freeway near milepost 226 Thursday morning.
Based on reports from the Arizona Department of Public Safety, troopers were doing a traffic stop along the highway. They detained one person, but another one attempted to make a run for it.
That person then ran across the road where a vehicle hit and killed them. Officials have not publicly identified the fatality as well as the other person detained in the traffic stop.
Meanwhile, the collision forced the closure of the eastbound 10 Freeway near milepost 226. All lanes reopened at about 7 a.m.
The DPS continues their investigation of this fatal crash.
No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Our deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of the victim.
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