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I-10 eastbound at Kolb reopens after fatal rollover

Posted at 2:04 PM, Jul 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-06 21:08:05-04

UPDATE: Interstate 10 eastbound at Kolb has reopened.

Tucson Fire Department crews are working a fatal rollover on eastbound Interstate 10 between Wilmot and Kolb.

Eastbound I-10 is shut down, and all traffic is exiting the freeway at Kolb.

According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, an SUV was traveling westbound when the driver experienced tire failure and lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle then crossed the median and hit oncoming traffic in the eastbound lanes.

DPS says the driver of the SUV, a woman, died in the crash.

Avoid the area if possible.

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