19th Avenue Thomas Road deadly crash

Deadly crash near 19th Avenue and Thomas Road

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- A deadly crash closed an intersection in Phoenix Thursay morning, police say. 

The crash happened at about 9:30 a.m. near 19th Avenue and Thomas Road.

According to Sgt. Maggie Cox, a Chevorlet Impala, driven by 25-year-old Francisco Manquero, was heading northbound on 19th Avenue when he crossed over into southbound traffic and collided head-on with an Ford F-150 truck, driven by a 57-year-old woman.

Manquero was pronounced dead at the scene. Cox says it is unknown if he was driving impaired.


The 57-year-old woman was taken to a hospital and Cox says it was determined she was not impaired.

No other details were immediately available. 


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