One person dead after rollover on I-40 near Williams

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WILLIAMS - One person is dead after a wreck near Williams on Tuesday afternoon.

The Department of Public Safety tells 3TV they responded to a one-vehicle crash at the underpass on eastbound Interstate 40 at the junction of I-40 and State Route 99.

DPS officers confirmed one fatality from the wreck. Officers say a Ford Explorer was heading eastbound when the driver lost control and rolled the SUV at the overpass. Two people were in the Explorer and officers believe one of them was ejected.

Both passengers were taken to a Flagstaff hospital where one of them died.

The identity of the passengers is being withheld pending next of kin notification.