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Pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle on First Avenue identified

TUCSON – The identity of the pedestrian killed in Tuesday’s fatal pedestrian collision on First Avenue near Prince Road.

According to police, 59-year-old Robert Alfred Connor was struck at the 3300 block of North First Avenue near  Mohave Road by a 2003 Hyundai Sante Fe traveling southbound on First Avenue.

He was pronounced deceased at the scene.

TPD said the driver of the Santa Fe was not injured in the incident.

Speed or impairment do not seem to factors in the incident, according to police. Officials said the 59-year-old was not in the crosswalk when he was hit.

Connor was the 25th pedestrian to be killed in a collision this year.

Anthony Victor Reyes

Anthony Victor Reyes

Anthony Victor Reyes is the lead web content producer at News 4 Tucson. The University of Arizona graduate previously served as a community reporter at a news publication in Newton, Iowa.
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