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DPS investigate three-vehicle deadly crash on I-10 WB between Tucson and Phoenix

Posted at 12:35 PM, Jan 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-19 18:46:11-05

TUCSON, Ariz. — Arizona Department of Public Safety confirmed a three-vehicle, fatal crash that happened Saturday afternoon on westbound Interstate 10 at milepost 230 between Tucson and Phoenix.

Troopers say two people were taken to the hospital in Tucson, the victim has been identified as 74-year-old Lawrence Sofaly from Hondo, Texas.

State Troopers are still actively investigating the crash, according to Arizona Department of Public Safety.

Troopers say impairment is suspected to be a factor in the crash.

The westbound lanes on Interstate 10 at Tangerine Road near milepost 230 and 236 are re-opened Saturday night, according to Arizona Department of Transportation.