Man killed by hit-run driver in Tucson backyard

12/17/2020, Thursday night (time not specified; also victim’s name not released). The driver of a Ford F-150 left the road near West Grant & North Oracle crashing thru a fence into a backyard striking and killing a person there, then ran away. Police think the driver may have been drunk.

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Tucson police: Truck crashes through fenced-in yard strikes, kills pedestrian

Tucson police are looking for the driver of a truck that went off the road and struck a pedestrian, killing the man on Thursday, Dec. 17.
Tucson police were called to the 700 block of West Calle Matus shortly after 10 p.m. for a hit-and-run collision involving a pedestrian…
Detectives determined that a white 2004 Ford F-150 was traveling on North 15th Avenue when for unknown reasons the truck left the road. The truck traveled in a northwest direction and into a vacant fenced yard in the 700 block of West Calle Matus, near West Grant and North Oracle roads, where it struck the pedestrian.
The driver of the truck ran from the scene, police said. Alcohol may have been a factor in the crash, police said.
Anyone with information can call 88-CRIME

 

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