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A man was killed when struck by a truck on Tucson's north side Thursday afternoon, officials say. 

The intersection of North Oracle and West Fort Lowell roads was closed in all directions after the crash shortly before 3:50 p.m., according to the Tucson Police Department.

The intersection was reopened at 7:45 p.m.

Police say the driver remained at the scene.

Detectives have identified the man, who is in his 40s, according to Sgt. Pete Dugan, a department spokesman. They are notifying family members before releasing the information.

No other information was available at this time. 

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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.