DPS investigating deceased man found on highway between Safford and Clifton

The Arizona Department of Public Safety is investigating the death of a man found deceased along U.S. Highway 191 early Saturday morning.

By Jon Johnson

jonjohnsonnews@gmail.com

BLACK HILLS – The Arizona Department of Public Safety is investigating the death of a 25-year-old man who was found on U.S. Highway 191 early Saturday morning. 

Troopers were dispatched at about 12:30 a.m. to the area near milepost 144, which is in the Black Hills, regarding a deceased man on the highway. 

State detectives were later called to the scene. The cause of death is currently under investigation and the man’s name has not been released. 

The Gila Herald will update this article when possible.

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