Alcohol believed to be factor in fatal freeway accident

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Terry Grant By Jennifer Thomas Terry Grant By Jennifer Thomas

PHOENIX - Officials said a driver was going the wrong way on the freeway when he crashed into a wall.

The crash occurred overnight Monday on SR 51 near the Highland Avenue on-ramp.

Police say Terry Grant, 47, of Mesa, was the only one in the car.

There were no skid marks near the scene and police believe alcohol might be a factor in the crash.

The highway was closed for about two hours, but is now back open.