DPS: 1 dead after truck rear-ends semi-truck on westbound I-10

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A fatal accident has closed the westbound lanes on I-10 at 51st Avenue. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) A fatal accident has closed the westbound lanes on I-10 at 51st Avenue. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -

One person is dead after a truck rear-ended a semi-truck on westbound I-10 Wednesday morning, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

The accident occurred on the I-10 at 51st Avenue around 2:00 a.m.

Westbound lanes on the I-10 were closed at 51st Avenue while DPS investigated and cleaned up the scene. The closure was expected to last approximately three hours.

The westbound lanes were reopened around 5:50 a.m., according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

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