Dec 232011

A Leupp woman died after her car was struck by a semi truck on Interstate 40 between Leupp and Winslow. According to the Department of Public Safety, at approximately 6:45 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 15, a car driven by Rose Nelson, 68, was traveling east on I-40 at a slow rate of speed and without lights. A semi truck traveling in the same lane was unable to see Nelson’s vehicle and struck it, pushing it off the roadway approximately 800 feet. Nelson was pronounced dead at the scene. No other injuries were reported.