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UPDATE: Northbound I-19 reopened; one person killed by loose tire

Westbound traffic on US 84 and FM 835 will be shutdown for a follow-up crash investigation.
Westbound traffic on US 84 and FM 835 will be shutdown for a follow-up crash investigation.(KCBD)
Published: Apr. 13, 2021 at 2:00 PM MST
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TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - One person is dead after a tire came off a tractor-trailer on northbound Interstate 19 hitting a nearby sedan and killing the driver.

Officials with the Arizona Department of Transportation said the incident happened at around 9:41 a.m. Tuesday, April 13, 2021, and shut down part of the highway’s northbound lanes at Pima Mine Road for several hours but the roadway has since been reopened. There were no other vehicles involved and no other injuries reported.

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