DPS: 1 dead in head-on collision on Loop 101 in East Valley

TEMPE - The Department of Public Safety identified the driver killed in a head-on collision on an East Valley freeway Sunday afternoon.

According to DPS, 38-year-old Page Erin Baker of Mesa was killed in the crash that happened at 2:40 p.m. on southbound Loop 101 just south of Loop 202.

Officials said Baker was traveling southbound on the freeway when she lost control of her vehicle and struck the right median wall, spun across the lanes where her car was struck by another vehicle.

The driver in the second vehicle, 24-year-old Ciarra S. Greene of Tempe, was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

The freeway was closed for several hours for the investigation.




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