TONOPAH, AZ — Three people were killed in separate freeway crashes on Monday morning, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety.
Vehicle rear-ended east of Tonopah
DPS says a Toyota reportedly rear-ended a slow-moving vehicle, causing a crash on I-10 near 339th Avenue around 8:30 a.m.
Two people were in the victim vehicle, including the driver who was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and a backseat passenger who was pronounced dead at the hospital.
DPS identified the passenger who died as 56-year-old Diana Marie Harris of Tonopah.
The driver and sole occupant of the at-fault vehicle suffered minor injuries.
Pickup truck sideswipes commercial vehicle
A Chandler man was killed in a crash on Interstate 17 near milepost 242 around 11:30 a.m. Monday.
A pickup truck reportedly drifted into the median, over-corrected and sideswiped a commercial flatbed truck.
DPS officials say the truck rolled onto its passenger side. A passenger in the truck was unrestrained and partially ejected.
The passenger, 43-year-old Dominguez Fuentes Valentino, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Rollover west of Tonopah
One person was killed in a rollover crash on I-10 near milepost 84 around 9:10 a.m.
DPS says a pickup truck rolled over onto the right shoulder, ejecting the occupants of the vehicle.
Two people were injured and one person was pronounced dead at the scene.
Nathaniel Jordan Watson, a 25-year-old man from Lenoir, North Carolina, was killed.
No further information was provided.