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A man was killed Tuesday in a hit-and-run crash while walking near Carondolet St. Mary's Hospital, police say.

At about 11 p.m., Tucson police officers responded to a man lying on the ground at the West Anklam Road and Centennial Drive intersection, a police news release said.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not been released.

Detectives determined the man was southwest of the hospital when struck by a westbound vehicle.

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There is no information about the driver that fled the scene as of Wednesday afternoon.

Anyone with further information about the incident is asked to call 88-CRIME, an anonymous tipster line.

Contact Star reporter Shaq Davis at 573-4218 or

On Twitter: @ShaqDavis1


Shaq is a public safety reporter and the Road Runner columnist, keeping readers up to date on transportation news. In 2017, he started as an apprentice and later worked part-time until graduating from the UA and being offered a full-time position in 2018.