Two dead, three injured in rollover crash near I-17 and Loop 303

Two people have been killed and three others injured in a rollover crash in north Phoenix, authorities said Sunday.

Arizona Department of Public Safety officials said troopers responded to Saturday night’s crash on Interstate 17 just south of the on-ramp from the Loop 303.

Witnesses said the vehicle rolled before coming to a stop about 30 yards off the right shoulder of the freeway.

DPS officials said two people inside the vehicle were dead by the time authorities arrived.

They said a 30-year-old man was taken to a hospital in extremely critical condition with two other men — ages 19 and 22 — also injured and transported to hospitals.

The names of the two people who died haven’t been released yet.

DPS officials said the cause of the fatal rollover was under investigation.

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