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Tucson Pedestrian killed on Ft. Lowell; 4th in 2013

Screen Shot 2013-02-13 at 10.53.01 AMA 58-year old male because the fourth Tucson pedestrian killed on when he was hit by a car while crossing Ft. Lowell on Monday, Feb. 11.

The crash took place at about 6:45 p.m. on Ft. Lowell Road near Casto Street.

According to a Tucson Police Department press release the man was walking south across Ft. Lowell when a 2011 PT Cruiser struck him.

He was taken to the hospital where he later died from his injuries.

From a Google Maps view of the intersection, there does not appear to a crosswalk in the area.

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One item to note regarding a crosswalk--any intersection in Tucson (if I'm recalling the law correctly) serves as a crosswalk for a pedestrian and therefore vehicles are required to stop for people waiting to cross. This isn't always safest to do (depends upon other vehicles around you).