Body found burned beyond recognition following single-vehicle crash in Pima County

According to the Pima County Sheriff’s Department, one person was killed in a fiery crash near...
According to the Pima County Sheriff’s Department, one person was killed in a fiery crash near Green Valley early Tuesday, Aug. 15.(Pixabay)
Published: Aug. 15, 2023 at 6:06 PM MST|Updated: Aug. 17, 2023 at 1:31 PM MST
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TUCSON, Ariz. (13 News) - According to authorities, a man was killed in a fiery single-vehicle crash near Green Valley early Tuesday, Aug. 15.

The Pima County Sheriff’s Department said 38-year-old Luz Padilla-Fragozo died in a crash near Interstate 19 and East Continental Road.

The PCSD said the accident was captured on video and confirmed only one vehicle was involved.

Padilla-Fragozo was exiting I-19 southbound when his vehicle struck a light pole, rolled and caught fire, according to PCSD.

The PCSD said Padilla-Fragozo’s body was burned beyond recognition.

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