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PD: Pregnant mom and unborn child killed in crash near 52nd Street and McDowell Road

Pregnant mom and unborn child killed in crash near 52nd Street and McDowell Road
Posted at 8:55 PM, Mar 24, 2021

PHOENIX — Phoenix police say a mother and her unborn child were killed in a crash in Phoenix Wednesday afternoon.

Emergency crews were called to the scene near 52nd Street and McDowell Road around 2:20 p.m.

Police say 26-year-old Samantha Bean-Lansman was driving eastbound on McDowell Road when she ran a red light and collided with a truck making a left turn on 52nd Street.

Officials say Lansman was pronounced deceased at the scene. Police say she was eight months pregnant and her unborn fetus did not survive.

The 49-year-old driver of the truck stayed on scene and police say he showed no signs of being impaired.

Investigators say he and his passenger were not injured in the crash.