Yuma man dies after being involved in rollover on Interstate 8

Yuma man dies after being involved in rollover on Interstate 8

​​YUMA, Ariz. – The Arizona Department of Public Safety said a Yuma man died after the tractor-trailer he was driving rolled over on Interstate 8. DPS said the incident happened Friday at about 4:30 a.m. just east of Tacna, Ariz.

Officers said the driver, 48-year-old Ramon Rendon of Yuma, Ariz., was driving a truck-tractor rig, hauling a load of drywall, eastbound on I-8 when he lost control of his vehicle.

The tractor-trailer then ran across the eastbound lanes of traffic into the median.  It then exited the median and ran across the westbound lanes of traffic.  The tractor-trailer then ran off the road and rolled over.  Rendon died at the scene.

The investigation of this collision is ongoing.

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