1 Killed in rollover on U.S. 60 in Wittmann

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WITTMANN -- One person is dead after a rollover wreck on U.S. 60 in Wittmann.

Freeway reopens

Video from NewsChopper 3 showed the rolled truck on the freeway.

According to Maricopa County Sheriff's Office it started with a driver stopped for a traffic violation. The driver took off and short chase ensued, but was called off, said MCSO.

When officers came upon the vehicle, it had rolled. Investigators believe it's the same vehicle that officers had tried to stop earlier.

U.S. 60 was closed in both directions at milepost 128.6.

Accounding to the Department of Public Safety, southbound traffic was being diverted on to State Route 74 to 211th Avenue to Center Street and back on to U.S. 60. Northbound traffic was being diverted to Center Street to 211th Avenue to State Route 74 and back on to U.S. 60.

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