DPS: I-10 reopens near Tucson after deadly crash

PHOENIX - Both westbound and eastbound lanes along Interstate 10 near Tucson have reopened have a deadly crash forced its closure Friday, according to transportation officials.

Officer Carrick Cook, spokesman for the Arizona Department of Public Safety, said a moving truck traveling westbound along I-10 crossed over the center media and collided with a passenger car and a semi-truck in the eastbound lanes.

The crash occurred just before noon along the Interstate 10 at milepost 245, Twin Peaks.

Cook said the driver of the semi was pronounced deceased at the scene. A 64-year-old female in the passenger car suffered a leg injury and neck pain and was transported to a local hospital.

The driver in the semi truck was transported to a local hospital for head and neck injuries.

The westbound lanes were closed for a short time and then reopened. The eastbound lanes were closed for a majority of the day, but reopened just before 4:30 p.m.

No other details were released.

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