Posted: Sep 15, 2013 3:00 PM by Scott Oathout
Updated: Sep 15, 2013 3:23 PM
TUCSON- Westbound I-10 has reopened near Kino after a fatal vehicle accident Sunday morning.
According to DPS spokesman Raul Molina, a Toyota truck was traveling westbound just after 8 a.m. when it was rear-ended by a Pontiac sedan.
After being hit, the driver of the truck over-corrected and the vehicle rolled.
The sedan ended up in the median of the interstate.
A passenger in the truck, 20-year-old Rene Teasley, died as a result of his injuries.
Two other people in the truck, 48-year-old Michael Spicker and a 13-year-old male, were transported to UAMC with life-threatening injuries.
The driver of the Pontiac, 32-year-old David Molina, was arrested and booked into the Pima County Jail on one count of manslaughter and one count of aggravated assault.
Molina was not in injured in the accident.
The interstate was closed for approximately 4 and a half hours during the investigation.
ADOT says motorists should expect delays until the three-mile backup clears.
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