Two dead in car accident near Benson, AZ

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Accident closes interstate

TUCSON - Interstate 10 was closed in both directions in southeast Arizona near Benson following a fatal crash involving a 15 passanger commercial van and another vehicle.

No word on who the victims are.

Two people are confirmed dead.

The accident just before 5:00 p.m. on I10 EB at mile post 292, near Emperita Rd.

A helicopter was called to the scene to transport the victims.

The cause of the collision is under investigation.