PHOENIX -- The southbound lanes of Interstate 17 are closed at the Sunset Point Rest Area due to a fatal crash, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.
The crash occurred at milepost 249, and the highway is closed at milepost 252.
There is no estimated time for the highway to reopen. Drivers should expect delays.
Motorists traveling between Flagstaff and Phoenix can take State Route 89 through Prescott or State Route 87 through Payson.
The northbound lanes are unaffected in the area.
For the most current information about highway closures and restrictions statewide, visit ADOT's travel information site at www.az511.gov or call 511.