Driver dies after veering off SR 69

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By Andrew Michalscheck By Andrew Michalscheck

PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. -- A Prescott Valley man died Sunday morning after driving off State Route 69.

According to Prescott Valley Police, witnesses reported seeing a silver vehicle traveling eastbound at milepost 285.9 at a high rate of speed.

The vehicle was said to be moving at a high rate of speed when it veered off the road, went airborne for more than 100 feet, and crashed in a canyon.

Frank Heischman, 60, was the only person inside the vehicle.

Police said there were no skid marks at the scene, and investigators do not know why Heischman left the road.