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Tempe PD: Man killed, 2 injured in crash on Baseline Road near I-10

Posted at 8:47 PM, Mar 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-10 00:34:06-05

TEMPE, AZ — A man has died after a crash in south Tempe on Saturday night.

According to police, the crash happened on Baseline Road near Interstate 10 around 8 p.m.

Police say a passenger car traveling eastbound on Baseline Road crossed over the center line and collided with a truck traveling westbound on Baseline Road.

Officers say the driver of the passenger car was a man in his late 70's. He was transported to the hospital where he died from his injuries.

The passenger in his vehicle, as well as a passenger in the truck, were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Authorities say impairment does not appear to be a factor.

The victims are not being identified at this time.