A pedestrian was hit and killed on I-10 near Sky Harbor airport on Saturday night, shutting down the westbound lanes of the freeway.
The Arizona Department of Public Safety says the victim was hit by a vehicle on I-10 near 40th Street. The person was rushed to a local hospital and later died, according to a spokesperson for the agency.
Traffic was routed off of westbound I-10 onto S.R. 143 while officers investigated. The road was back open on Sunday morning. DPS has not yet released the victim's name.