Pedestrian dies after being struck by vehicle - Tucson News Now

Pedestrian dies after being struck by vehicle

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

A 33-year old female has died after being hit by a vehicle near the intersection of Camino De Oeste and Corona Road last night. 

According to Deputy Courtney Rodriguez, deputies from the Sheriff's San Xavier District responded and found the victim in the southbound lane. 

Investigators with the Sheriff's Department Traffic Unit responded to the scene, and learned that the victim was struck by a sedan while walking inside the vehicle lane. 

The female has been identified as Lea Molina. 

At the hospital, it was discovered that Ms. Molina was intoxicated. 

A DUI investigation was conducted on the driver of the sedan. The driver, Guadalupe Villalobos, was found to be impaired and was charged with a DUI. 

Ms. Villalobos was cited and released for the DUI charge and possible future charges. 

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