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(Source: Arizona Department of Public Safety)

SAM SIMON, AZ (3TV/CBS 5)-- A deadly crash has shut down the westbound lanes of Interstate 10 near the Arizona-New Mexico border.

The incident involving two semi-trucks took place on I-10 near San Simon Tuesday morning. 

The Arizona Department of Public Safety tweeted two photos, which shows a one of semi-trucks caught on fire. 

DPS said that at least one person died following the crash. 

DPS said that commuters driving in the area are exiting at milepost 382 and re-entering the freeway at milepost 378.

There is no estimated time when the westbound times will reopen. 

San Simon is 40 miles east of Wilcox. 

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