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PHX police on scene of deadly crash involving officer near 35th Ave. & Cactus

Posted at 2:23 PM, Jun 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-15 19:50:55-04

Phoenix police are on scene of a deadly crash involving a police officer in the north Valley.

Officials said a car going northbound crossed into the southbound lanes and struck three oncoming vehicles, including a police cruiser, near 35th Avenue and Cactus Road. The officer was not injured, but the driver that traveled into oncoming traffic has died. Another driver has serious injuries but is expected to survive. 

Drivers are urged to avoid the area, as it will be closed for several hours. 

No further information was immediately available.

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