76-Year-Old Driver Pronounced Dead after Head-On Collision near West Silverbell Road

PIMA COUNTY, AZ (August 28, 2023) – Monday evening, Terrill Smith was killed in a head-on collision on North Trico Road.

Authorities responded to the scene around 8:00 p.m., just south of West Silverbell Road on August 21st.

Per reports, 60-year-old Karl Amundsen was driving a Dodge Ram pickup-truck south on North Trico Road and veered over the center lane into the northbound lanes. The Dodge then struck a Hyundai Sonata, driven by Smith, head-on.

Medical personnel arrived and transported 76-year-old Smith to Banner-University Medical Center with serious head trauma. However, Smith later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Following preliminary duties, officers say Amundsen suffered minor injuries and showed signs of impairment. However, an active investigation to determine further information is still currently underway. Once available, more details will be provided.

Sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Terrill Smith. Thoughts are with them during this very difficult time.

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