DPS: 1 killed in I-17 crash near Anthem

ANTHEM, AZ - One person is dead after a crash on Interstate 17 near Anthem.

According to DPS, the single vehicle crash happened just after 4:00 a.m. on southbound Interstate 17 north of Daisy Mountain Drive.

DPS said the driver veered off the road, over corrected the car and flipped the vehicle. The truck rolled over and hit the center divider.

The driver of truck was pronounced dead at the scene. The passenger was alert and transported to an area hospital, DPS said.

Both occupants are males in their 20's.

One southbound lane of Interstate 17 is closed in the area.

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The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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