DPS: Pedestrian killed in crash on eastbound I-10 near Chandler

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CHANDLER, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

Eastbound Interstate 10 at Riggs Road was closed for several hours Saturday following a fatal crash involving a pedestrian and a vehicle, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety. 

The crash happened before 6 a.m., just southwest of Chandler. 

According to DPS, the pedestrian was on the freeway when it was struck by a commercial vehicle.

The driver of the vehicle stopped and stayed on the scene, DPS said. 

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According to ADOT, eastbound I-10 was closed for several hours. The area was reopened shortly after noontime. 

The westbound lanes of Interstate 10 were unaffected.

The crash is under investigation. 

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