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DPS: One person killed in State Route 85 crash at Baseline Road

Posted at 12:15 PM, May 11, 2017

Officials are investigating a deadly collision involving two semi-trucks on State Route 85 in the West Valley.

The Arizona Department of Transportation said the northbound lanes of SR85 are closed at Baseline Road.

A driver of one of the trucks was killed in the crash, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

The other driver involved suffered minor injuries from the incident. 

DPS said the two trucks collided just before 11:45 a.m. causing them to catch fire.

Neither of the trucks were carrying hazardous materials, according to DPS. 

The cause of the collision is unknown at this time. 

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