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6 children ejected from vehicle, 1 dead in crash on I-10 in Arizona

Jan 18, 2021, 7:13 PM | Updated: Jan 19, 2021, 12:49 pm

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PHOENIX — Six children were ejected from a vehicle and one died during a three-car collision on Interstate 10 near Tonopah on Monday evening.

Authorities said the crash, which occurred at about 5 p.m., caused one car to roll over in the median of the highway and killed a 10-year-old girl.

The children, who are between the ages of 14 and 10, were transported to a Phoenix-area hospital by helicopter with serious injuries, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

Westbound I-10 were closed in the aftermath of the crash.

The cause of the collision is under investigation.

There was no additional information available.

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6 children ejected from vehicle, 1 dead in crash on I-10 in Arizona