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Longtime Pima County administrator hospitalized after collision in Tucson

Oct 23, 2021, 4:00 PM
(Facebook photo/Pima County)...
(Facebook photo/Pima County)
(Facebook photo/Pima County)

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Chuck Huckelberry, the longtime top staff official for Pima County, was critically injured in a collision while bicycling in downtown Tucson Saturday morning, the county announced.

Huckelberry was hospitalized in stable but critical condition “after being struck by a vehicle,” according to a statement released by the county.

Tucson police did not immediately respond to an emailed request for additional information about the incident.

A Tucson native, Huckelberry became county administrator in 1993.

Huckelberry started working for the county in 1974 as a field engineer in the Department of Transportation. He became director of the department and of the Flood Control District in 1979 and became assistant county manager for public works in 1986.

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Longtime Pima County administrator hospitalized after collision in Tucson