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I-10 reopens near Red Rock after deadly wreck

Posted at 5:54 AM, Jan 14, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-14 08:54:20-05

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — Eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 near Milepost 226 were shut down after a person was hit by a vehicle and died Thursday morning.

Arizona Department of Public Safety Troopers say one person was detained during a traffic stop, but another ran from the scene. That person ran across the road ans was hit by a vehicle. DPS says the person who was hit died.

An investigation is ongoing and the road was reopen by 7 a.m. DPS says all traffic must exit the freeway at Red Rock. Drivers can then take the I-10 Frontage Road to Marana Road to re-enter the interstate.