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Man killed in rollover near Duval Road and I-19 Frontage

A 30-year-old man was killed early Saturday morning in a single-vehicle rollover near Duval Road and the I-19 Frontage Road, Green Valley Fire District said. The man was ejected from his pickup a little after 2:30 a.m. and was pronounced dead at the scene. The vehicle left the interstate and ended up near the trailer…

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Hiker with heat exhaustion aided in Madera Canyon

A 31-year-old man became overheated Sunday afternoon on the trail to Mount Wrightson from Josephine Saddle, launching a five-hour rescue operation. Green Valley Fire District Operations Chief Joey Kosiorowski said emergency responders received a call around 2:20 p.m. about a hiker who was conscious, but suffering from heat exhaustion and unable to continue his hike….

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Truck fire investigated as arson

A pickup that went up in flames early Thursday in Sahuarita is being investigated as an arson. Sahuarita police said two men reportedly jumped out of a vehicle, tossed objects at the 2018 Dodge Ram pickup then set it on fire before leaving the scene at the Sahuarita Mission Apartments, 1091 W. Beta St., about…

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Motorcycle crash sends GV resident to hospital

At 10:11 a.m. Green Valley Fire District responded to an accident between a motorcycle and a garbage truck at South Abrego Drive and Santa Inez. A 65-year-old Green Valley resident was taken to UMC Tucson Campus, with serious but non life-threatening injuries, GVFD said. The rider was wearing a helmet. Abrego Drive was closed for…

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DOING BETTER! Rescued Puppy Survived Bee Swarm in GV

 They were everywhere.  His belly, his ears, his mouth. Three-month-old puppy Eddie was stung by bees so many times Tuesday, veterinarian Dr. Barry Wilkinson said he and his staff stopped counting as they plucked out the stingers. “We probably pulled close to 200 out of the little guy,” Wilkinson said. Green Valley Fire District firefighters…

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Five people hurt in ATV crash

Five people were injured Saturday in a head-on collision between two ATVs in a rural area southeast of Green Valley, according to the Green Valley Fire District. The accident occurred just before 10 a.m. near Helvetia Road and FS413, which is east of Whitehouse Canyon Road and a mile northwest of Box Canyon. None of…

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Three Hospitalized after I-19 Wreck

Three people were taken to Banner University Medical Center Monday evening after the vehicle they were in ran off northbound Interstate 19 between Esperanza Boulevard and Duval Mine Road and struck a tree in the median. L.T. Pratt, a spokesman for the Green Valley Fire District, said a man and two children were able to…

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Puppy attacked by killer bees

The Green Valley Fire District rescued a 3-month-old puppy from a swarm of bees Tuesday. Firefighters were called to a home in the 800 block of West Placita Canalito around 11 a.m. Tuesday by a homeowner who said there was a bee swarm in their backyard and they couldn’t get to their Australian Shepherd who…

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Woman crashes into Walmart

An 80-year-old Green Valley woman sustained minor injuries Thursday after backing into the Walmart around 9:10 a.m. Green Valley Fire District Captain T.J. Lundgren said the woman may have suffered a medical event prior to the incident. She tried to pull forward from a parking spot, hit a pylon, put the car in reverse and…

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Volunteers could save lives with defibrillators

One hundred and twenty-nine seconds. Several weeks ago, the Green Valley Fire District and the University of Arizona decided to conduct a study to see how long it would take a group of volunteers to get to the scene of a simulated cardiac arrest upon receiving a text message. The group was told the text…

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Semi rolls on I-19

A semi rollover on northbound interstate 19 north of Esperanza Boulevard blocked both lanes Tuesday afternoon. The driver of the semi, George Bermudez, said a tire blowout caused the accident. Bermudez, who was traveling with three family members, was treated at the scene by Green Valley Fire District.

Two hurt in T-bone collision

Two Sahuarita women were taken to area hospitals Wednesday morning with minor injuries following a T-bone collision. Green Valley Fire District Operations Chief Joey Kosiorowski said two cars collided around 9:30 a.m. at La Cañada Drive and Calle De La Plaza. The 25-year-old driver of one car was taken to Banner University Medical Center and…

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