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UPDATE: Police identify pedestrian killed in crash on Drexel Road

Tucson police on scene of fatal pedestrian crash. (Source: Tucson Police Department) Tucson police on scene of fatal pedestrian crash. (Source: Tucson Police Department)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Tucson Police Department detectives have identified a man killed in a pedestrian crash on Friday, Aug. 25, according to Sgt. Pete Dugan, TPD spokesman. 

Police say 53-year-old James Leroy Parker was killed after being struck by a truck near the 3000 block of East Drexel Road Friday night. 

The crash had closed Drexel Road in both directions, from Country Club to Tucson Boulevard for several hours.

Police said Parker was in the roadway of westbound Drexel Road, when he was struck by a red 1992 Ford Ranger Pick-up truck. The driver of the truck remained on scene and cooperated with officers and investigators. 

Police said speed was not a factor in the collision and the driver showed no signs of impairment. 

No arrests have been made. 

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