Man in fatal I-10 crash identified

DPS officers still were investigating why Michael Howard Ahrenberg, 25, of Surprise, crossed over from eastbound I-10 to westbound I-10 near 75th Avenue about 4:15 p.m., DPS said.

The fatal accident came just as officials were preparing to reopen westbound I-10 after a semi-truck and an SUV collided about 1:45 p.m., according to police. One adult and two children, ages 12 and 13, were taken to the hospital.

The freeway was fully re-opened about 6:30 p.m., DPS said.