Wrong-way driver dies in crash on Loop 101 in Scottsdale

Another wrong-way driver crash in the Valley freeway has turned deadly.

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - A fatal wrong-way crash closed the southbound Loop 101 at Frank Lloyd Wright just after midnight Friday morning.

The Arizona Department of Safety said the driver of the wrong-way vehicle, 29-year-old Tempe resident Rulon Beazer, died at the scene.

The driver of the other vehicle sustained non-life-threatening injuries, and he was taken to a hospital for treatment.

The northbound lanes remained open and southbound lanes reopened around 6:30 a.m.

DPS said the front driver side of both vehicles bore the brunt of the collision.

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