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Tucson police identify victim of fatal pedestrian collision

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Tucson police have identified a man who died after being injured in a pedestrian collision last month.

According to a news release, 72-year-old Donald Rieffel died on Oct. 1 of injuries sustained in the Sept. 21 incident.

The collision happened at about 8 p.m. at North Alvernon Way and East Bellevue Street. Police say Rieffel was running west on Bellevue across Alvernon when he was struck by a southbound 2009 Mercedes.

The driver of the vehicle involved was not injured.

Police say speed was not a factor and there were no signs of impairment from the driver. No citations were issued.

READ MORE: Pedestrian hit by car near Alvernon and Speedway

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