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One dead, three injured after multiple crashes on westbound U.S. 60 near Priest Drive

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Posted at 11:40 AM, Nov 08, 2021

TEMPE, AZ — One person has died and three others were injured after several vehicles were involved in a crash on the U.S. 60 in Tempe on Monday afternoon, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

According to DPS officials, a Kia Sorento hit the median wall head-on and rolled over. Some wreckage landed on a Tesla vehicle before a pickup truck crashed into both vehicles.

A woman in her 70s, who was a passenger inside the Kia vehicle, has died while the driver has life threatening injuries. Two other individuals have minor injuries, according to officials.

The westbound lanes of the U.S. 60 were closed at Mill Avenue, DPS and the Arizona Department of Transportation said, while the crash investigation is primarily located near Priest Drive. The road has since reopened.

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