Man dies in hit-and-run pedestrian collision on Speedway in Tucson

A man has died after being hit by a vehicle on Tucson’s west side, authorities say.

Tucson police officers responded to the hit-and-run collision at Speedway Boulevard and Grande Avenue at about 6 p.m.

The man, who was in his 50s, died after being taken to hospital.

The road is shut down for eastbound and westbound traffic, according to the Tucson Police Department.

Motorists should avoid the area.

No further information has been released. 

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