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Driver in deadly wrong-way accident identified

Posted at 5:15 PM, Nov 18, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-18 19:15:01-05

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - A wreck that shut down eastbound Interstate 10 at Congress Wednesday morning has reopened.

According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, a wrong-way car driver collided head-on with a semi at 1:14 a.m. The driver of the car, 25-year-old Brian Valenzuela, died in the crash. The semi-driver was not injured.

Valenzuela entered eastbound I-10 at Congress going the wrong way. Impairment has not been ruled out as a factor.