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Motorist dies in midtown wreck

Posted at 5:02 AM, Apr 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-11 20:12:18-04

Tucson police say a motorist died in a midtown rollover early Tuesday morning.

Euclid between Waverly and Edison was closed due to the crash. The road has reopened.

The victim was 28-year-old Colby Olsen, who police say was not wearing his seatbelt and had been drinking.

Olsen drove a 2005 Kia Spectra northbound on Euclid at high speed. He lost control of the vehicle, driving over the eastern sidewalk and into a landscaped area, where the car tumbled through trees and over boulders. 

The vehicle eventually hit a parked SUV in the front yard of a home.

A passenger was wearing his seatbelt and was treated for minor injuries.