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12:34 PM Tue, Sept. 25th

Fatal accident victim identified

Prescott Valley police were dispatched to a report of an injury traffic crash on Highway 69 at the intersection of Fain Road on Saturday, April 18, at 10:28 p.m. The victim of the fatal crash has been identified as Ronald D. Darnell of Dewey.

A white Ford F-350 pickup truck driven by a 39-year¬-old man from Parker was eastbound on Highway 69 and went left of center into oncoming traffic and collided head-on with a silver Chevy Impala occupied by a 69-year¬-old man from Dewey, now identified as Darnell.

The highway was shut down east and westbound between milepost 284 and the intersection of Fain Road for about five and a half hours.

The cause of the collision is currently under investigation by the Prescott Valley Police Department.