Willcox Police Department units assist DPS at the scene of a fatal single-vehicle accident on Interstate 10 Tuesday.

WILLCOX—The Arizona Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatal single-vehicle accident that occurred on Interstate 10 near Willcox late Tuesday morning, April 2.

According to a DPS statement, the crash involving an eastbound vehicle took place at milepost 341 at 11:15 a.m. Tuesday.

The driver, identified as Sarah Polano Carrasco, 73, of Silver City, N.M., was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced deceased at Northern Cochise Community Hospital.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

DPS was assisted at the scene by units of the Willcox Police Department and Cochise County Sheriff’s Office.

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