Pedestrian struck by vehicle airlifted to Tucson

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Buffalo Soldier Trail near Golf Links Drive was closed for about 45 minutes this morning after a vehicle struck a pedestrian who was attempting to cross the roadway this morning.

At approximately 7:00 a.m., the pedestrian, whose name is being withheld pending contact of next of kin, was attempting to cross Buffalo Soldier Trail at Golf Links. She was airlifted to University Medical Center in Tucson, where she is being treated for serious injuries.

Sierra Vista Police are investigating the circumstances of the collision, and no citations have been issued. The driver was 20-year-old Thailyn Garcia, who remained at the scene.