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86-year-old woman dead after 3-car crash in Phoenix

Feb 27, 2024, 3:28 PM | Updated: 8:56 pm

Traffic was restricted on 7th Avenue in Phoenix on Feb. 27, 2024, due to a fatal crash. (Pexels Pho...

Traffic was restricted on 7th Avenue in Phoenix on Feb. 27, 2024, due to a fatal crash. (Pexels Photo)

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PHOENIX — An 86-year-old woman died following a three-car crash in Phoenix on Tuesday, authorities said.

Officers were called to the crash near Seventh Avenue and Thomas Road around 11 a.m. and found Gladyce Thorson Nielsen and a man with serious injuries, according to the Phoenix Police Department.

Nielsen and the man were taken to a hospital, where the 86-year-old was pronounced dead. The man was in stable condition, police said.

All occupants involved in the crash that weren’t taken to the hospital remained on scene.

The crash closed down Seventh Avenue for several hours.

An investigation into the crash is underway.

No other information was immediately available.

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86-year-old woman dead after 3-car crash in Phoenix