20-Year-Old Man Dead after Pedestrian Collision on East Speedway Boulevard

TUCSON, AZ (January 27, 2022) – Early Saturday morning, 20-year-old Benjamin Wolfe Davis died in a crash on Mountain Avenue.

Around 1:43 a.m., officers responded to the scene at the intersection of North Mountain Avenue and East Speedway Boulevard.

Police say Davis attempted to cross near a marked crosswalk on Speedway Boulevard. There, the driver of a westbound gray 2016 Kia Optima struck him.

Due to the impact of the collision, Davis suffered life-threatening injuries. First responders arrived and transported him to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

Moreover, the KIA was found unoccupied in a nearby parking lot which was later identified as stolen. Authorities later arrested 33-year-old Andy Otero and charged him with felony hit-and-run.

Both directions of the roadway shutdown for an unknown amount of time to allow for cleanup and preliminary duties. Once available, further details will be provided.


Sweet James sends out their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of the victim. May the loving memories of your loved one and the love of family give you strength in the days ahead.


The sudden loss of a loved one in a pedestrian accident is an extremely difficult time for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they understand that legal decisions have to be made. They are here to provide you with unmatched legal representation during this trying time. They will fight to hold the responsible party accountable and help you receive compensation to pay for the high costs of the medical, funeral, and legal expenses. Call them today at (800) 975-3435. Need help after hours? Reach out to them by online chat, email, or text message. Moreover, click here to request a police report.

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