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Officials: Child dead after crash on I-17 at Sunset Point

Posted at 7:45 AM, Jan 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-03 18:29:45-05

BUMBLEBEE, AZ — A child is dead after a rollover crash occurred on the I-17 and Sunset Point, according to an official from the Arizona Department of Safety.

The crash occurred around 4 a.m. at I-17 and Sunset Point near Bumblebee, Arizona.

The deadly crash closed the interstate southbound near Sunset Point for several hours, with lanes reopening around 7:30 a.m.

The cause of the crash is currently under investigation.

According to DPS officials, three additional people were injured in the crash. One person sustained minor injuries, while two others are in serious condition.

The age of the child who died in the crash has not been released.