TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - A deadly crash closed Sunrise Drive just west of near Sabino Canyon for several hours Saturday, according to the Pima County Sheriff’s Department.
The road was closed at Via Umbrosa in both directions. Drivers were asked to avoid the area and use an alternate route if possible.
The road has since reopened and investigators have identified the driver involved in the single-vehicle crash.
A passerby called 911 upon discovering the pickup truck off the road around 2:00 p.m., according to PCSD.
Gregory Simmons, 61, was rushed to the hospital. He did not survive, according to the department’s update Saturday night.