Man fleeing fender bender rolls over on northbound I-17

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By Natalie Rivers By Natalie Rivers
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PHOENIX - One man is dead after a single vehicle rollover on the northbound I-17 just south of Bethany Home Road.

According to DPS a white SUV was involved in an minor accident and as the driver was fleeing from the scene he lost control of the vehicle and drove up the freeway wall.

That caused the SUV to roll at least six times.

The driver was ejected and the SUV landed on top of him crushing him to death.

Investigators found a bag of marijuana next to the driver's body.

DPS has not given an indication drugs were a factor in the accident, but they are investigating impairment.

A second person was injured and taken to the hospital.

They were able to open all lanes of the I-17 open by noon.