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ADOT: 1 dead after fiery crash on US 60 in Mesa

ADOT: 1 dead after fiery crash on US 60 in Mesa

By Laura Kittell. CREATED Mar 20, 2014

MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities say one person is dead after a fiery crash involving a big rig on a Mesa freeway.
   
Arizona Department of Transportation officials say the crash occurred at the Dobson Road exit ramp at about 1 p.m. Thursday.
   
Authorities say the cab of the big rig caught fire after the crash, which also involved another vehicle.
   
It isn't immediately clear if the person who died was in the big rig or car and authorities didn't immediately release the victim's identity.
   
ADOT officials say the westbound lanes of U.S. 60 are closed at Loop 101 Price Freeway and drivers in the area should expect long delays.
   
It's unclear how long it will take to clear the crash scene and reopen the lanes.

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