One killed, another hurt in 5-car pileup on Loop 101

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PHOENIX -- One person is dead and another is in the hospital after a five-car pileup on Loop 101.

It happened near Indian School Road Thursday night.

One of the cars rolled over. The driver was thrown from the vehicle and killed.

Department of Public Safety investigators are trying to determine what led up to the accident. They are looking at several possible factors, including impairment and aggressive driving.

The person who was hurt suffered only minor injuries.

The southbound lanes of the freeway were closed for a few hours while DPS conducted its on-scene investigation.