Authorities investigate deadly crash in Buckeye



Posted on August 14, 2014 at 9:34 PM

Updated Friday, Aug 15 at 6:17 AM

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BUCKEYE, Ariz. -- Authorities are investigating a fatal crash in Buckeye.

The Arizona Department of Public Safety said at least one person was killed in the crash Thursday evening near Southern Avenue and State Route 85.

DPS did not release any other information, but aerial video from Chopper 3 showed that a semi truck and small car had collided. It was not clear if any other vehicles were involved.


1 dead after car collides with semi near Buckeye

BUCKEYE, Ariz. (AP) -- Authorities say one person is dead after a car collided with a semi-truck on State Route 85 near Buckeye.

The Arizona Department of Public Safety is investigating the fatal accident, which occurred late Thursday afternoon.

Television footage showed a car lodged under the cab of the big rig.

Authorities say one person was declared dead at the scene.

No other information was immediately released.

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