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UPDATE: Police identify man killed in hit and run; still seek driver

The man was struck at about 11:30 p.m. on July 6 while crossing West Irvington Road, west of South Ninth Avenue. (Source: Facebook) The man was struck at about 11:30 p.m. on July 6 while crossing West Irvington Road, west of South Ninth Avenue. (Source: Facebook)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The Tucson Police Department have identified the man in a wheelchair who was hit and killed by a car on Thursday night, July 6, according to a release.

Police say 44-year-old Bonifacio Salazar died from injuries sustained when he was hit by a vehicle.

Police said Salazar was struck at about 11:30 p.m. while crossing West Irvington Road, west of South Ninth Avenue. 

Witnesses said the driver of the pickup or SUV did not slow down or stop as it continued westbound on Irvington. The truck is described as dark colored and police say it should have lower body damage.

The vehicle associated with this fatal hit and run has not been located. 

Anyone with information about this collision is asked to call 88-CRIME. You can remain anonymous. Police are also asking vehicle repair shops to pay special attention to anyone who requested or is requesting work on this type of vehicle. If the damage is similar, please call 911 or 88-CRIME.

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