Pedestrian Geoffrey Velez Struck and Killed in Tucson
Tucson, Arizona—Geoffrey Velez, age 20, was struck and killed early on New Year’s Day as he walked near La Cholla Boulevard and Fountains Avenue at about 6:15 a.m.
Pima County Sheriff’s Department accident investigators report that Mr. Velez died at the scene. The driver of the suspect vehicle has been identified as Maurice Williams, age 30.
Mr. Williams was arrested and charged with manslaughter and DUI.
Police ask anyone who has more information to call 911 or 88-CRIME
We offer our sympathies to Mr. Velez’s family and friends at this time of great loss for them.