SUN LAKES, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -- For the second time this week, a deadly rollover crash closed the eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 at Casa Blanca Road for hours. It happened at about 4:30 Wednesday morning just south of Riggs Road near Sun Lakes on the Gila River Indian Reservation.

[PHOTOS: From the scene]

According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, only one vehicle was involved. Aerial video from the Arizona's Family News Chopper showed the SUV off the side of the road. 

Investigators were looking at skid marks in the westbound lanes of the freeway. The path appeared to run through the median and across the eastbound lanes, ending where the SUV came to rest.

Based on the aerial video, it looked like one person was thrown from the vehicle as it rolled through the median.

[WATCH: Aerial view of deadly rollover on eastbound I-10]

Traffic was being diverted to S.R. 347 near Riggs Road while authorities investigated the crash. The freeway reopened shortly before 8 a.m.

This is the second deadly crash this week in the same area. On Monday, one person was killed in a pickup truck that rolled over on eastbound I-10 near Riggs Road.

Stay with azfamily.com for updates on this developing story.

 

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