Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver on East Congress Street near The Hub Restaurant
TUCSON, AZ (November 30, 2019) – A pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run crash early Saturday morning in Tucson, police said.
The fatal incident happened around 2:30 a.m. in the 200 block of East Congress Street in front of The Hub Restaurant.
Tucson Fire responded to the scene and attempted life-saving measures, but the victim was later pronounced dead.
Authorities identified the victim as 50-year-old Stanley Torinese Jr.
Police said Torinese Jr. was walking westbound when he stumbled and fell down into the roadway. While lying in the roadway, a vehicle ran him over.
The driver fled the scene heading westbound on Congress Street.
Police described the vehicle as a late 1990’s model or early 2000 model, single cab, gold/tan Chevrolet pickup truck with a chrome toolbox in the back.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call 911 or 88-CRIME.
No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Our deepest condolences and sympathies are with the bereaved family and friends of Stanley Torinese Jr.
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