Laraib Tahir has been identified as the deceased pedestrian victim by area authorities. Ms. Tahir, 23, and Elliot Tipton, 31 were reportedly struck by a semi truck that was driving west on Shaw Avenue on September 5, at roughly 6:00 a.m. The driver of the semi was named as Jose Medrano, a 52 year-old resident of Pinedale. Ms. Tahir apparently died at the scene. Mr. Tipton suffered severe injuries and was taken for emergency medical treatment. The tragic collision is currently under investigation.

We extend our deepest condolences to the friends and family of the victim during this difficult time.

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