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Victim of fatal car crash in Marana identified

Posted at 5:49 PM, Feb 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-15 16:39:07-05

Officers from the Marana Police Department are investigating a fatal two-vehicle collision at Tangerine and Dove Mountain.

The victim of the accident has been identified as 33-year-old Jose Javier Barajas-Barron.

Lt. Tim Brunenkant of Marana police says they received a call of a crash involving a semi-truck and a passenger car around 5:30 p.m. 

 

 

The collision happened on Tangerine between Dove Mountain and I-10. 

 

The adult female driver of the semi-truck was not injured. 

Brunenkant said the semi-truck was heading west and the passenger car was heading eastbound when the collision happened. 

The initial investigation indicates that Barajas-Barron's car crossed the center line and struck the semi-trailer truck head on.

 

 

Authorities are still investigating the events leading up to the accident and are interviewing witnesses at this time.