Woman gives birth before dying from car crash

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by Associated Press

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Posted on December 26, 2012 at 7:02 PM

Updated Monday, Dec 31 at 11:16 AM

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CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) -- Authorities say a pregnant woman seriously injured in a traffic crash in Chandler has delivered her baby before dying at a hospital.

Chandler police say the name of the 30-year-old woman is being withheld until her family can be notified.

The woman was taken to a Chandler-area hospital Wednesday after a collision near Gilbert and Ocotillo roads.

The woman was a backseat passenger in a sedan when the car was struck by a flatbed truck.

There were no other reported injuries.

Police say excessive speed by the two drivers and impairment didn't appear to be factors in the crash.

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