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Fatal crash reported on I-8 near Telegraph Pass

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UPDATE 3:39 P.M -

Interstate 8 eastbound near Yuma has closed again after a crash, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

A crash has closed both eastbound lanes, and the westbound left lane, at milepost 20 (near Telegraph Pass). There is no estimated time to reopen the lanes.

UPDATE 2:26 P.M. -

YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY)- Interstate 8 eastbound near Yuma has partially reopened after a fatal crash

The fatal collision involved a semi-truck carrying cattle. DPS confirms the fatality was the driver of the semi.

It happened at 11:23 a.m. on the westbound I-8 milepost 20. DPS says the semi rolled over into the westbound lanes and was the only vehicle involved.

ADOT says the left lane is open at milepost 20, near Telegraph Pass. There is no estimated time to reopen the right lane.

Westbound lanes are not affected, however drivers are advised to be prepared for delays in the area.

ORIGINAL STORY:

The eastbound Interstate 8 near Yuma is closed due to a crash.

The Arizona Department of Transportation reports the crash occurred Monday on milepost 20, near Telegraph Pass.

There is no estimated time to reopen the lanes. Westbound lanes are not affected.

For new updates visit KYMA.com.

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