Police ID woman killed in multiple-vehicle crash in west Phoenix

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(Source: 3TV/CBS 5) (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

One person was killed and another person in extremely critical condition after a crash involving three vehicles Sunday night in west Phoenix, firefighters said.

The crash was reported just before 10 p.m. near Indian School Road and 87th Avenue, according to the Phoenix Fire Department.

Witnesses told Phoenix police officers that a black sedan was traveling west on Indian School Road when it slammed into the rear of a vehicle waiting to turn north onto 87th Avenue.

After this collision, police say the black sedan continued onto oncoming traffic and collided with a truck. 

Firefighters said there were four patients. An adult woman and a 16-year-old boy were transported to a hospital in extremely critical condition. 

Police say the driver of the black sedan, later identified as Nikki M. Fife, 34, was transported to the hospital and was later pronounced deceased.

The other drivers were also transported with non-life-threatening injuries.

The crash is under investigation. 

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