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Updated Aug 20, 2012 - 3:27 pm

Tucson officer involved in fatal pedestrian crash

TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson police say an officer has been involved in a fatal
accident involving a pedestrian.

Police say 34-year-old Steven Duane Rodgers was wearing dark clothing and
wasn’t in a marked crosswalk when he crossed Speedway about 2 a.m. Monday.

They say Rodgers was hit by a police vehicle driven by a 13-year veteran
officer responding to a call of a fight involving a weapon.

Police say the cruiser had its police lights and siren on at the time of the

The department is conducting a criminal and administrative investigation of the


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