Two semis collide in fiery crash west of Phoenix; one person killed

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PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -

One person was killed when two semi trucks collided in a fiery crash west of Phoenix on Thursday.

It happened just after noon near State Route 85 and Baseline Road.

Officials say two commercial vehicles collided, causing them to catch fire.

Neither of the commercial vehicles was carrying hazardous material. 

The driver of one of the commercial vehicles has minor injuries. 

The driver of the other commercial vehicle died at the scene.

The cause of the collision is under investigation.

State Route 85 was closed for hours but has since been cleared and has reopened to traffic.

 

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