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Woman dies after pickup truck fails to stop for stop sign in west Phoenix

Mar 10, 2024, 1:41 PM | Updated: Mar 12, 2024, 4:12 pm

(Facebook File Photo/Phoenix Police Department)...

(Facebook File Photo/Phoenix Police Department)

(Facebook File Photo/Phoenix Police Department)

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Police Department on Monday released the name of a woman who died in a car crash that took place over the weekend.

Tsinhahjinnie Ahwanvhutkie, 21, died after an early morning collision between a car and a pickup truck on Sunday.

Around 4:15 a.m., officers arrived to 79th Avenue and Lower Buckeye Road where they found a serious collision between two vehicles with several people injured.

Ahwanvhutkie and a man were in the car involved. Ahwanvhutkie died on the scene, and the man had non-life-threatening injuries and was brought to the hospital, authorities said.

Two adults and two children occupied the pickup truck, and all were brought to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Detectives investigating learned that the pickup truck was traveling northbound on 79th Avenue and failed to stop at a stop sign at Lower Buckeye Road, colliding with the passenger vehicle that was traveling eastbound on Lower Buckeye Road.

Evidence is being processed as the investigation remains active.

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Woman dies after pickup truck fails to stop for stop sign in west Phoenix