Prescott Valley man dies in early-morning crash

Prescott Valley police continue to investigate a fatal collision Sunday on Lakeshore Drive at Whipsaw Drive.

At 4:14 a.m., officers answered a call about a 1999 Ford F-250 heading west on Lakeshore Drive that left the roadway and crashed into the ditch near Whipsaw Drive, said Sgt. Brandon Bonney, spokesman for the Prescott Valley Police Department.

Paramedics pronounced passenger Joshua Lee Bristow, 33, of Prescott Valley dead at the scene, Bonney said.

Paramedics airlifted the driver Brad Braudrick, 30, of Prescott Valley to a Phoenix hospital for further treatment, before his release, Bonney said.