Associated Press

CHINLE, Ariz. — Authorities say a Navajo Nation patrol officer has been killed in a car crash between Chinle and Tsaile.

The Navajo Nation Police Department has identified the officer as Leander Frank.

They say Frank had been dispatched to a call Tuesday in the Tsaile area.

Authorities say Frank’s vehicle collided head-on with another car in the middle of Navajo Route 64.

Police say Frank was killed instantly.

They say all passengers in the other vehicle survived the crash.

The accident is being investigated by the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

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