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FD: Man dies in light rail crash in Mesa

Light rail crash in Mesa
Light rail crash Stapley and Main
Posted at 4:04 PM, Feb 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-02 18:30:41-05

MESA, AZ — Authorities are investigating a serious injury crash involving a light-rail train in Mesa Saturday afternoon.

Mesa firefighters say a 60-year-old man was extricated from his vehicle near Stapley Drive and Main Street and rushed to the hospital where he later died from his injuries.

Crews say no one inside the train was hurt.

The westbound lanes of Main Street were closed while police worked to clear the scene.

The cause of the crash is under investigation. The victim is not being identified at this time.

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