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Woman dead, others hurt after crash near 43rd Avenue and Indian School Road

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Posted at 4:24 AM, Sep 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-27 12:07:13-04

PHOENIX — Police say a woman is dead and several others were hurt after a crash unfolded in west Phoenix Sunday night.

Just before 11 p.m. officers responded to the area near 43rd Avenue and Indian School Road for a two-vehicle crash.

Officers arrived at the scene and learned a Kia Soul was heading south on 45th Avenue and was making a left turn when it collided with a Hyundai Sonata.

The Kia had two occupants who were both taken to the hospital. The passenger, who police identified as 63-year-old Cheryl Anderson, died at the hospital.

Police say three of the six people inside the Hyundai ran from the crash.

One person was found and taken to the hospital but left without receiving treatment, according to police.

The three other occupants, including the driver, were taken to the hospital for treatment.

Fire officials say the six people hospitalized include two 20-year-old women, a 22-year-old man, a 30-year-old man and a 58-year-old man.

Police say impairment is believed to be a factor for the driver of the Hyundai.

The crash remains under investigation.