Driver dead after crash at Loop 101/Raintree

Posted at 4:47 AM, Oct 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-18 07:49:15-04

A driver is dead after a crash along the Loop 101 in Scottsdale overnight. 

Scottsdale fire officials say a single vehicle was found crashed along the embankment at Raintree around midnight.

Paramedics had to extricate the driver from the car who was pronounced dead. 

The Arizona Department of Public Safety is investigating the cause of the crash. 

There were restrictions in the area for the investigation and crash clean-up, however, the Arizona Department of Transportation said around 4:40 a.m. Thursday that the scene had cleared. 

No further information has been released.