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Person dies after wrong-way crash on Loop 101 in East Valley

Dec 24, 2022, 9:56 AM | Updated: 9:57 am
(Facebook Photo/Scottsdale Police Department)...
(Facebook Photo/Scottsdale Police Department)
(Facebook Photo/Scottsdale Police Department)

PHOENIX — One person died after a three-vehicle, wrong-way crash in Scottsdale on Saturday morning, authorities said.

Police responded to reports of a wrong-way driver just before 2 a.m. near Raintree Drive and the Loop 101.

When police arrived they found a three-vehicle collision with one fatality.

The driver was reportedly driving southbound in the northbound lanes on the Loop 101, police said in a press release.

The wrong-way driver was pronounced dead, authorities said.

The road was shut down for around five hours before being reopened around 7 a.m.

No additional information was made available.

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Person dies after wrong-way crash on Loop 101 in East Valley