Pima County Sheriff's Department

1750 E. Benson Highway
Tucson, AZ 85714
(520) 351-4600
In the event of an emergency, dial 911.

Press Release

Man Gets Run Over After Falling Asleep Under a Truck

Sent on 5/21/2015 7:33:21 PM

On May 21, 2015, at approximately 5:00 p.m., Foothills District deputies responded to a reported hit and run collision involving a pedestrian in front of Penske Truck Rental, located at 2730 West Ruthrauff Road. When deputies arrived, they learned the 57-year-old victim was asleep under a rental truck parked outside of the fenced yard. Someone got in the truck, unaware the man was under it and drove away, running over the victim. Northwest Fire Department responded and performed lifesaving measures on the victim. Due to his injuries, he was pronounced deceased at the scene. The Sheriff’s Department Traffic Unit responded and is investigating the incident. The victim’s name will be released upon notification of next of kin.


2730 West Ruthrauff Road, Tucson, AZ, United States

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