Pedestrian killed in collision identified

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Authorities have identified the victim of a fatal pedestrian-involved collision that occurred near E. Grant Road and N. Avenida El Capitan on Saturday night.

Gilbert Marrieta, 47, reportedly crossed Grant Road on August 3, diagonally, from the south side of the road to the north side, according to police. He was not in a crosswalk when he was struck by a Toyota Tacoma, which police say was traveling at the posted speed limit.

Marrieta was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries and passed away shortly after arrival. Next of kin have been notified.

According to a TPD report, 2012 saw fatalities of three pedestrians, one bicyclist and four motorcyclists. This year, ten pedestrians, one bicyclist and three motorcyclists died in Tucson.

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