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Burns & Gambo

Loop 303 reopened after fatal crash

The crash scene is closed. (Twitter photo/@DPSOfficerCook)

One person was killed Friday in a major crash on the southbound Loop 303.

Three children and one adult were severely injured in the accident, though the age of the deceased is unclear.

According to Arizona Department of Public Safety officials, a man was taken to a hospital after the accident and later died. His name wasn't immediately released.

DPS says a helicopter transported a woman with life-threatening injuries to a Phoenix hospital.

Three vehicles were involved in the accident.

Emergency crews were on the scene.

The freeway was closed between Greenway and Bell after the crash. It was reopened about 6:15 p.m.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

About the Author

Born and raised in Kankakee County, Illinois. Married my lovely wife and home town sweet heart Vicky in June of 1984, moved to Arizona in 1987. We had our 1st child Renee in October of '90, and our second daughter came to us in February of '95. I began my career in Phoenix Radio in January of 1989 and served as Jack of all trades; Morning man, News Director, Sports Director, and even Station Director. As of July 1991, I have now had the pleasure to talk to Morning and Afternoon Commuters as KTAR's Traffic Reporter/News Reporter for more than 21 years and counting. Along the way have come many a good fortune in the way of numerous AP Awards, Edward R. Murrow awards, and multiple local recognition awards most notably and most cherished award from the Arizona Department of Public Safety in the way of a Public Letter of commendation.


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