One person is dead following a pedestrian-involved crash that forced part of the Interstate 17 in Phoenix to close on Saturday. 

The Arizona Department of Transportation said I-17 northbound was closed due to the crash near Glendale Avenue. 

The Arizona Department of Public Safety said the crash was a "fatal collision involving a pedestrian."

I-17 pedestrian crash
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All traffic was being forced to exit at Glendale Avenue. 

The southbound lanes were unaffected. 

The freeway reopened around 11 p.m. Saturday. 

No other information was immediately released. 

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