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Man, 65, dies in crash on I-10 near 22nd Street

DPS: Driver of responsible vehicle was a juvenile
Posted at 2:11 PM, Aug 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-24 14:53:45-04

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — A 65-year-old man died in a two-vehicle rollover crash on Interstate 10 Monday.

According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, troopers responded at 1:22 p.m. to a deadly single-vehicle rollover crash blocking the left lane of eastbound I-10 at milepost 259, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety. The medical examiner has been requested to the scene. The freeway was reopened at 5 p.m.

A juvenile believed to be under the influence was driving a 2005 Nissan Xterra that got into a wreck with a pickup truck. The man who died in the crash was in the truck.

The driver was released to his father. Charges are pending.

All three lanes of eastbound I-10 were closed during the investigation and re-opened at 5:00 p.m.