FLAGSTAFF, AZ - One person is dead after a wrong-way crash west of Flagstaff on Friday.
According to DPS, an SUV was traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes at milepost 190 at 3:15 a.m. on Interstate 40.
The vehicle left interstate 40 at the A-1 Mountain Road on-ramp. The SUV stuck a guardrail along the road and rolled down an embankment and landed on four wheels, DPS said.
Officials said 39-year-old Eric Samuel was pronounced dead at the scene. Samuel is a resident of Black Canyon City.
Impairment could have played a role in this crash, DPS said.
No one else was injured in the crash. All lanes have reopened in the area.