Man killed in head-on crash in northwestern Arizona

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A head-on crash in northwestern Arizona left a man dead. (Source: Mohave County Sheriff's Office) A head-on crash in northwestern Arizona left a man dead. (Source: Mohave County Sheriff's Office)
Deputies said Joe Kent Dobbins went into the wrong lanes and caused the crash in Dolan Springs. (Source: Mohave County Sheriff's Office) Deputies said Joe Kent Dobbins went into the wrong lanes and caused the crash in Dolan Springs. (Source: Mohave County Sheriff's Office)
The pickup truck driver, 73-year-old William Frakes, was taken to the hospital with a broken ankle, some cuts and bruises. (Source: Mohave County Sheriff's Office) The pickup truck driver, 73-year-old William Frakes, was taken to the hospital with a broken ankle, some cuts and bruises. (Source: Mohave County Sheriff's Office)
DOLAN SPRINGS, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

A man is dead after he crossed into oncoming traffic and slammed head-on into a Dodge truck on Thursday, the Mohave County Sheriff's Office said.

Deputies said 85-year-old Joe Kent Dobbins was driving a white Suzuki station wagon east around 11 a.m. on Pierce Ferry Road at milepost 7 in Dolan Springs when he drifted into the westbound lanes. He slammed into a gold Dodge truck. 

A witness stopped and stayed at the scene until paramedics arrived.

Dobbins died at the scene.

The pickup truck driver, 73-year-old William Frakes, was taken to the hospital with a broken ankle, some cuts and bruises. 

MCSO said alcohol and speed don't appear to be factors.

An autopsy will look into whether Dobbins might have had a medical issue before the collision.

Neither man was wearing a seatbelt.

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