Woman dead in crash near Picacho is ID'd

2013-08-12T00:00:00Z 2013-08-12T09:04:52Z Woman dead in crash near Picacho is ID'dVeronica M. Cruz Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
August 12, 2013 12:00 am  • 

A woman killed Saturday in a crash on Interstate 10 near Picacho Peak has been identified as Rosa Ortiz, 28, of Tyrone, N.M. She was driving a van carrying 11 others when the tread on a rear tire separated and caused the van to swerve into the median, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

Three passengers had life-threatening injuries.

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