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Northbound Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway closed in south Valley due to fatal crash

Nov 9, 2022, 2:36 PM | Updated: 6:48 pm
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(ADOT Traffic Camera Screenshot)
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PHOENIX — The Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway was closed in the south Valley on Wednesday afternoon for about three hours due to a fatal crash, state transportation officials said.

The northbound lanes of the freeway closed near 51st Avenue at about 2:15 p.m., according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

The pedestrian was struck by a truck while trying to remove a wheelbarrow from the roadway, the Arizona Department of Public Safety added.

The freeway reopened about 5 p.m.

The southbound lanes of Loop 202 were unaffected.

No other information was available.

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Northbound Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway closed in south Valley due to fatal crash