UPDATE: Driver dies, passenger suffers minor injuries in single-vehicle collision near Ajo

UPDATE: Driver dies, passenger suffers minor injuries in single-vehicle collision near Ajo
Traffic alert (Source: WALB)

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - One person has died as a result of a single-vehicle crash near Ajo on Wednesday morning.

On November 25 at 2:30 a.m., deputies responded to the collision on Rasmussen Road near Ajo Well Road near the town of Ajo. 

Officers determined a vehicle with two occupants was traveling at a high rate of speed on Rasmussen Road when the driver, 23-year-old Dwight Romero, lost control of the vehicle. Romero was declared deceased at the scene.

A juvenile passenger was taken to a Phoenix area hospital with minor injuries.

PCSD Traffic Unit detectives responded and have taken over the investigation, which remains ongoing.

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