Victim identified in fatal rollover crash on Bush Highway

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The vehicle rolled several times, catching fire on Bush Highway near Saguaro Lake. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) The vehicle rolled several times, catching fire on Bush Highway near Saguaro Lake. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
MARICOPA COUNTY, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

A man died after he rolled his vehicle multiple times and was ejected on Bush Highway near Saguaro Lake early Wednesday morning.

According to the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, 34-year-old Wilver Verdugo was driving southbound on Bush Highway when his vehicle went off the road and overcorrected.

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The vehicle then rolled several times, catching fire. 

Verdugo was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene, said MCSO.

At this time, MCSO says speed is being considered a factor in this crash. Deputies also say it did not appear that Verdugo was wearing a seatbelt.

The rollover crash remains under investigation.

Bush Highway will be closed for several hours from State Route 87 to Saguaro Lake. 

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