1 dead in rollover accident on I-10


A driver is dead after being ejected from a vehicle as it rolled on Interstate 10 in Phoenix, officials said.

The rollover occurred on eastbound I-10 near 51st Avenue just before 9 p.m. Saturday. The freeway is closed to eastbound traffic, and vehicles are forced to exit at 51st Avenue, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene and officials are investigating the cause of the crash.