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One killed in three-car crash near 64th Street and Cactus Road

64th St and Cactus Road
Posted at 5:40 AM, May 18, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-18 21:45:50-04

SCOTTSDALE, AZ — Police are investigating a deadly multi-car crash in Scottsdale.

Emergency crews were called to the scene near 64th Street and Cactus Road around 5 a.m. Wednesday.

Officials say three cars were involved in the crash and one person was pronounced dead.

According to police, a Lexus was being driven southbound on 64th Street when the driver failed to stop for the red light at Cactus and hit a box truck. Both vehicles then collided with a Civic that was waiting in a turn lane.

Police say the driver of the Lexus was pronounced deceased at the scene. Alcohol and speed appear to be a factor in the crash, according to police.

The other two drivers involved suffered minor injuries.

The identity of the driver killed has not been released.