NB I-17 reopened after pedestrian hit and killed

The Arizona Department of Public Safety investigated a crash that left one person dead after they walked in front of a box truck early Friday morning.

According to DPS, the accident occurred on Interstate 17 at milepost 234, New River. The northbound lanes were closed for an hour so the investigation could take place.

The road is now open to drivers. DPS has not released the names of the people involved.

This article originally appeared on Arizona Republic: Crash on I-17 leaves 1 person dead, lanes reopened