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1 dead, 1 critically injured in wreck near Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport

Nov 21, 2022, 6:38 AM | Updated: Nov 22, 2022, 7:39 am

(Facebook Photo/Phoenix Police Department)...

(Facebook Photo/Phoenix Police Department)

(Facebook Photo/Phoenix Police Department)

PHOENIX – One person died and another was critically injured in a single-vehicle crash in Phoenix early Monday, authorities said.

The Phoenix Police Department said the wreck shut down an area near Sky Harbor Airport at 16th Street and Interstate 17 around 3:45 a.m.

Police said a woman and a man were heading northbound on 16th Street before slamming into a tree near Mohave Street.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene and the man was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said.

The woman was identified later as Jasmin Garcia Romero, 23.

The investigation shut down 16th Street in both directions from Mohave to the freeway.

No other details were made immediately available.

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1 dead, 1 critically injured in wreck near Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport