TEMPE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -- The eastbound lanes of U.S. 60 at Rural Road in Tempe have reopened following a deadly crash early Saturday morning. 

According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, the crash happened at around 5:40 a.m. and it involved two vehicles and at least one person was killed. 

The Arizona Department of Transportation said the eastbound lanes of U.S. 60 are closed from Rural Road to McClintock Drive. 

A witness told DPS that a vehicle was blocking the right lane and had been struck by another vehicle.

DPS said one of the vehicles was on its roof with the occupant trapped inside. 

Troopers said a man in his 30s was inside the vehicle.  He was pronounced dead on scene. DPS said the driver of the other vehicle was not injured.

The area was reopened just before 10:30 a.m. 

Westbound lanes are unaffected. 

 


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