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.