Fatal crash caused delays along I-17
By Taylor Higgins. CREATED May 26, 2013
BLACK CANYON CITY, Ariz. (AP) - A portion of Interstate 17 was closed for hours due to a fatal collision, prompting Arizona transportation officials to warn holiday travelers of delays.
The Arizona Department of Transportation says Saturday's crash involved a driver traveling in the wrong direction on southbound I-17 north of Black Canyon City.
Television station KNXV reports (http://bit.ly/110fq5m) two people were killed in the multi-vehicle crash.
Both directions of the interstate were reopened by the afternoon, but officials say the heavy backup was expected to take some time to unwind.
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