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Pregnant woman runs red light, dies in Phoenix car crash

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PHOENIX – A young woman and her unborn child were killed in a car collision Wednesday after she ran a red light in Phoenix, authorities said.

Phoenix police said Samantha Bean-Lansman, 26, ran a light near McDowell Road and 52nd Street around 2:20 p.m. and collided with a truck turning left at the intersection.

Two men in the truck, a 49-year-old and a 46-year-old, were not injured.

Lansman and her 8-month-old fetus were pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the truck remained at the accident site to answer police questions, Sgt. Maggie Cox said in an email.

The investigation is ongoing.

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