UPDATE: ADOT shows Highway 89 open, but now brush fire north of Drake
Updated as of Thursday, June 1, 2023 4:41 PM
The stretch of Highway 89 from Drake to Bullock Road is now listed as open after a fatal crash this morning; however, now - at milemarker 353, north of Drake - there is a brush fire, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.
Highway 89 from Drake to Ash Fork was closed for much of the day, June 1, after an early morning fatal head-on crash involving a tanker truck and a GMC pickup truck.
The collision occurred at 6:15 a.m. on Highway 89 near Ash Fork, said Bart Graves, spokesman for the Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS).
The collision involved a tanker truck and a GMC pickup. “It was a head-on collision with a confirmed fatality,” Graves said.
Watch the Courier and dCourier.com for more details as they are made available. You can check https://az511.com/ for more information as well.
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