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Deadly crash shuts down I-10 near I-17 split Monday morning

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Posted at 5:31 AM, Feb 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-15 11:09:54-05

PHOENIX — A deadly crash shut down a portion of Interstate 10 in Phoenix near the Interstate 17 split for several hours Monday morning.

Arizona Department of Public Safety officials say the crash occurred just after 5 a.m. and involved a pickup truck and commercial box truck.

DPS says the pickup truck driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

It's not clear what caused the crash, but DPS says impairment was not a factor.

Traffic was blocked for several hours due to the investigation, but reopened around 9 a.m.