A 54-year-old pedestrian was struck and killed by a 68-year-old driver who was arrested for the crash.
Peter Morse was struck by James Douglas Soukup near Rudasill Road and La Cañada Drive at 6 a.m. Tuesday morning.
According to a Pima County Sheriff’s Department news release, Morse was walking westbound on Rudasill Road when Soukup, who was traveling eastbound, struck him.
After an investigation, Soukup was arrested on three charges — causing serious physical injury or death by a moving vehicle, driving without due care and failure to control speed to avoid an accident.
The Arizona Daily Star is reporting that Morse was walking in the shoulder of Rudasill against traffic. The road has no sidewalk.