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Police working deadly crash in Ahwatukee

Posted at 8:34 AM, Jul 21, 2016

Phoenix police are investigating a deadly crash in Ahwatukee.

The crash occurred near 40th Street and Pecos Road on Thursday morning.

Police say a tractor trailer was stopped at a red light when the 41-year-old driver of a 2006 Toyota Sienna ran into the rear end of the trailer.

The driver of the Toyota was taken to the hospital and was later pronounced deceased. Police say it didn’t appear that the driver made any attempt to stop his vehicle, and first responders reported the smell of alcohol coming from the man.

The driver of the tractor trailer was not injured in the crash.

Westbound lanes are closed and I-10 traffic is affected. The areas is expected to remain closed for several hours.

Check current traffic conditions here.

Stay with ABC15 for updates.