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MSCO: Man dies 2 days after Cave Creek Rd. crash

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Posted at 3:06 PM, Dec 08, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-08 17:06:30-05

A pedestrian who was critically injured in a crash on Cave Creek Road early Sunday morning has died.

Maricopa County Sheriff's Office says Oscar Rene De Le Pena, 30, was hit and seriously injured around 4 a.m. near Rancho Marana Blvd. He was pronounced dead Tuesday afternoon at the Honor Health John C. Lincoln Hospital.

The driver, who was not injured, told deputies he was on his way to work and did not see the victim in the road until it was too late. He did not have any drugs or alcohol in his system at the time of the crash, officials said.