Person killed on I-10 after fall from pickup's bed

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By Mike Gertzman By Mike Gertzman
By Mike Gertzman By Mike Gertzman

PICACHO PEAK, Ariz. (AP) -- Westbound lanes of Interstate 10 were closed near Picacho Peak in southern Arizona overnight after a person was killed after falling out of a pickup truck due to a collision.

The Department of Public Safety, the passenger who fell from the truck as a result of the Wednesday evening accident was then struck by an unknown number of other vehicles.

The DPS says the closure began at approximately 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and ended shortly after 3 a.m. Thursday.

The victim's identity was not immediately released.

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