Collision fatalities identified
The two people killed Saturday in a collision on Interstate 8 near Wellton have been identified as Philip Shelton, 21, and Alyssa Cusimano, 20.
The Arizona Department of Public Safety report did not list their hometowns but did state they were Arizona residents.
According to DPS, the incident happened at about 10:40 a.m. as the two were traveling in a 2012 Toyota passenger car eastbound on the freeway at milepost 31.7.
The vehicle, driven by Shelton, left the roadway for an unspecified reason and struck a tree. Upon impact, both the tree and the car burst into flames.
Both occupants were severely injured and died inside the car as it burned. The incident is being investigated by DPS.