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1 dead after car catches on fire following crash on Loop 202 near 17th Avenue

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L202 17th Ave Crash
Posted at 10:13 AM, Feb 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-20 19:49:44-05

PHOENIX — One person has died after their car caught on fire following a crash on Loop 202 South Mountain near 17th Avenue Saturday morning.

Phoenix Fire officials said firefighters responded to the area for a multi-vehicle crash.

Firefighters arrived at the scene to find a two-vehicle crash with one vehicle caught on fire.

Authorities said the person inside the car on fire was pronounced dead at the scene.

No other injuries were reported in the crash.

The Department of Public Safety is investigating the incident.

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