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DPS: Woman dead Monday after I-10 rollover near Houghton

A woman died after a single-vehicle rollover on Interstate 10 near Houghton Monday.
Posted at 10:48 AM, Apr 04, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-04 13:48:09-04

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — A woman died after a single-vehicle rollover on Interstate 10 near Houghton Monday.

According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, the wreck happened around 8 a.m.

The driver, a man, lost control of the vehicle and rolled into the shoulder.

The woman who died in the wreck, a passenger, was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene.

The man was injured and transported to the hospital.

Department officials are conducting a criminal investigation and charges are pending.

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