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Driver Flies Off Jerome Highway And Survives Rolling Crash

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Authorities have confirmed the driver of a car that flew off the road, crashed and rolled down an embankment on State Route 89-A in Jerome is expected to recover. 

KTAR-FM reports that the driver crashed Monday on State Route 89A after traveling 65 mph in a 20-mph zone.

Jerome police officers said the driver went 121 feet in the air before landing and rolling about 300 feet down rugged terrain.

Authorities say the man was found semiconscious inside the car. It is unclear whether he was wearing a seatbelt.

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