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Driver killed in head-on crash near 43rd Avenue and Cactus Road

Posted at 5:14 AM, Oct 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-15 10:48:10-04

PHOENIX — Police are investigating a deadly crash in Phoenix early Thursday morning.

Officials say the two-vehicle crash occurred near 43rd Avenue and Cactus Road around 12:30 a.m.

Investigators learned a silver Ford Focus was traveling northbound on 43rd Avenue when it crossed over the center line and into opposing lanes of traffic causing a head-on collision with a southbound vehicle.

The driver of the Focus was taken to a hospital where she died. She's been identified by police as 48-year-old Heidi Huff.

The driver of the southbound vehicle, a 21-year-old, received serious but non-life threatening injuries, according to Phoenix police.

The investigation remains ongoing.