11-Month-Old Baby Killed in Crash on West Ruthrauff Road [Tucson, AZ]

11-Month-Old Baby Killed in Crash on West Ruthrauff Road [Tucson, AZ]
11-Month-Old Baby Killed in Crash on West Ruthrauff Road [Tucson, AZ]

Marquese Reese Injured in Crash on West Ruthrauff Road in Tucson

Tucson, AZ  (February 29, 2024) – On Tuesday night, an 11-month-old baby died and 34-year-old Marquese Reese sustained injuries in a crash on West Ruthrauff Road.

Reportedly, on Tuesday, February 27, at around 8:30 p.m., a car struck a man and a baby near West Ruthrauff Road and North Kain Avenue. 

The Pima County Sheriff’s Department reported that 34-year-old Marquese Reese, who was pushing the 11-month-old in a stroller accompanied by two other adults, was hit. 

Authorities identified the driver as 32-year-old Colton Ortiz. Reese sustained minor injuries, while the baby suffered life-threatening injuries and later died in the hospital. 

The investigation continues, and officials have arrested Ortiz on suspicion of manslaughter, aggravated assault, and aggravated driving under the influence.


We at Sweet Lawyers extend our sympathy and condolences to the family and loved ones of the deceased victim. May the bereaved find strength and comfort in this difficult time.


Protecting the Innocent: Your Ally in Wrongful Death Claims

In the heart-wrenching event of a man and an 11-month-old baby tragically struck by a car in the vicinity of West Ruthrauff Road and North Kain Avenue, the need for justice and accountability is paramount.

The untimely death of the baby and the injuries sustained by Marquese Reese underscore the devastating impact of negligent driving. During such a trying time, the support of a skilled wrongful death attorney from Sweet Lawyers can be your solace and strength.

At Sweet Lawyers, we specialize in navigating the complexities of wrongful death claims with compassion and determination. We understand the profound sorrow of losing a loved one, especially under circumstances marked by negligence.

Our dedicated team is committed to advocating for the rights of the bereaved, ensuring that they receive the compensation and justice they rightfully deserve.

We strive to hold responsible parties accountable, including pursuing claims for medical expenses, funeral costs, lost future earnings, pain and suffering, and the loss of love and companionship.

If you or someone you know is grappling with the aftermath of a similar tragedy, let Sweet Lawyers stand with you. Our commitment to delivering personalized, empathetic legal representation can make a significant difference during this difficult journey.

Contact us today at (800) 674-7852 for a free consultation, and let us guide you towards the path of justice and healing. For more information, visit SweetLaw.com.

Together, we can fight for the justice your loved one deserves.

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