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1 dead, 3 hospitalized following 2-vehicle crash in Phoenix

Dec 27, 2022, 1:55 PM
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PHOENIX — A man was killed and three others were seriously injured after a crash in Phoenix Monday night, authorities said.

Officers responded to the crash around 7:30 p.m. near 67th Avenue and Jomax Road and found two vehicles involved in the wreck, the Phoenix Police Department said in a press release.

Two men, a driver and passenger, were turning left from El Cortez Place onto 67th Avenue when their vehicle was struck by another vehicle carrying two others, a man and woman, traveling south on 67th Avenue.

Both drivers and passengers were taken to the hospital with serious injuries, police said.

The driver of one of the vehicles, 61-year-old Ruben Garcia, was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Impairment is not yet known in the investigation.

The investigation remains ongoing.

No additional information was available.

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1 dead, 3 hospitalized following 2-vehicle crash in Phoenix