77-Year-Old Pedestrian Fatally Struck near North Catalina Avenue

TUCSON, AZ (August 18, 2022) – Monday night, Nyabonj Kuajachol Lual was killed in a pedestrian collision on Pima Street.

The incident occurred around 8:00 p.m., near North Catalina Avenue on August 15th.

Per reports, Lual was crossing the street from north to south when the driver of a passing vehicle struck her. Emergency crews arrived to the scene and found the woman unresponsive in the roadway.

Medics quickly transported her to a local hospital where she was later pronounced dead. Authorities identified the deceased victim as 77-year-old Lual.

Furthermore, a large portion of the roadway was temporarily shutdown to allow for cleanup and preliminary duties. In addition, Tucson Police stated the involved driver fled the initial collision.

One small driving mistake can easily lead to dangerous collisions. That is why it is essential to keep your attention on the road and your surroundings when you’re behind the wheel. Always anticipate what other drivers might do, especially on a highway, a freeway, an interchange, or a service road. Also, do not put yourself and your passengers in danger by speeding and taking shortcuts. By driving defensively and always abiding by all traffic laws, you can keep yourself and others safe on the road.

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