The Department of Public safety is investigating a deadly crash just northwest of Wickenburg.
Officials say traffic is moving very slowly after two-vehicle collision on US 93 at milepost 71.
The roadway is now open but investigators are still in the area, and will be for a while. https://t.co/WMsl6MXXU5
— Dept. Public Safety (@Arizona_DPS) December 14, 2017
According to initial reports, a sedan was driving southbound along US 93 when it moved into northbound traffic and hit a pickup truck head-on, authorities said.
The driver of the sedan was pronounced dead at the scene. He or she was the only person in the car at the time of the accident, a DPS spokesperson said.
A couple in the pickup truck suffered serious injuries, officials said. They were also hauling a horse trailer at the time of the accident but the horse is OK.
Impairment does not appear to be a factor in the accident but an investigation is ongoing, a DPS spokesperson confirmed.
The victim is not being identified at this time.
Commuters are advised to avoid the area while crews work to clear the scene.
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