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DPS identifies victim of fatal crash on State Route 83

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Posted at 11:37 AM, Mar 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-06 16:54:54-05

TUCSON, Ariz. — Authorities have identified the victim of a fatal crash that happened on State Route 83 last month.

According to DPS, on February 23, troopers responded to a two-vehicle crash at 7:42 p.m. involving a Jeep and an SUV.

The driver of the SUV was declared dead on-scene. She has been identified as 29-year-old Maria Butler of Tucson.

The driver of the Jeep was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

DPS says impairment is being investigated as a factor on the part of the Jeep driver.