News: Troopers investigate deadly wrong-way crash on I-17 near Rimrock

RIMROCK, AZ – According to AZFamily, the Arizona Department of Public Safety, a driver died in a wrong-way collision on I-17 SB at mile marker 299 on Wednesday morning.

Johnny Gutierrez, 34, was driving north in the southbound lanes when he collided head-on with a car around 2 a.m.

Rescue crews pronounced Gutierrez dead at the scene and transported four people from the car that was struck to an area hospital with serious injuries.

Authorities believe impairment may have been a factor in the collision.

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