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Fatal accident closes down westbound Congress

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The latest update from Tucson Police have stated the early morning accident involves a fatality.

A man stepped from the curb and was struck by an oncoming truck, according to TPD reports. He was transported to a local hospital where he died from his injuries. 

Investigators are on scene, and westbound Congress will remain closed while they continue questioning witnesses. 

Motorists are encouraged to avoid using the westbound side of Congress if possible; to use Speedway or 22nd Streets as alternates.

Eastbound traffic remains slow through the area.

Stay with Tucson News Now both on air and online for updates as they come in.

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