Fatal accident on Highway 70 near Bylas

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A two-vehicle fatal collision occurred last night (Sunday, February 9, 2020) on US 70 near Bylas. At approximately 6:15 p.m., a Ford truck was westbound when it drove left of center and collided head-on with a Chevrolet truck, which had two occupants.

The driver of the Chevy Truck was deceased on scene. The passenger of the Chevy truck was flown to Banner UMC in Tucson for her injuries.

The driver of the Ford Truck was flown to Banner UMC for treatment of his injuries. Authorities believe that impairment was a factor in the collision.

The deceased driver of Chevrolet Truck was identified as Richard B. Allbee, 51, of El Paso, Texas.