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Albert Batt Killed in Wrong-Way Crash in Tucson

Van O'Steen

January 17, 2020

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Tucson, Arizona—A wrong-way accident near I-10 and Speedway Boulevard has claimed the life of Albert Batt, age 21.

According to investigators with the Arizona Department of Public Safety, a DPS trooper spotted a wrong-way driver on the I-10 frontage road at Congress Street. The trooper initiated a traffic stop, but the driver turned around and sped away. The driver attempted to turn left onto Speedway Boulevard but lost control and hit a light pole.

Mr. Batt was a passenger in the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the vehicle was taken to a hospital for treatment.

The accident investigation remains ongoing and police believe impairment was a factor.

We offer our condolences to Albert Batt's family and friends for their loss.

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