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One Person Was Killed In An Accident Involving A Wrong Way Driver In Prescott Early Thursday

A Prescott Valley resident was killed and another person was seriously injured after a fatal accident, involving a wrong way driver, early Thursday morning in Prescott. Officials say the accident happened at around one a.m. on Highway 89A and Granite Dells Parkway. A vehicle, driven by a 38-year-old Prescott resident, was traveling westbound on State Route 89A in the eastbound lane. As the driver went under the the overpass at Granite Dells Parkway, the truck he was driving struck a small passenger car head-on causing fatal injuries to the 28 year Prescott Valley driver. The 38-year-old sustained significant life threatening injuries and was flown to a Phoenix area hospital where his condition is unknown. The roadway was closed for around four hours while officers conducted their investigation. Police say impairment may have been a factor in the crash. The accident is still under investigation. Anyone who may have witnessed the crash or has any other information concerning either driver, call Prescott Police.

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