US 60 in Tempe reopened after fatal crash that closed freeway for hours
PHOENIX — One person died in a multi-vehicle collision that closed the westbound lanes of U.S. 60 in Tempe for more than three hours on Monday, authorities said.
A Kia Sorrento struck the center wall near Priest Drive and rolled over, according to a spokesman with the Arizona Department of Public Service.
Part of the wreckage landed on a Tesla. A pickup truck then hit both vehicles, DPS said.
The deceased was a woman in her late 70s and was a passenger in the Sorrento. The driver of that vehicle suffered life-threatening injuries, according to DPS.
Two other people had minor injuries.
The freeway was closed at Mill Avenue at about 11 a.m. and reopened around 2:30 p.m., according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.
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