Deadly crash shuts down major Tempe intersection

A major Tempe intersection is shut down Wednesday morning due to a deadly crash, police said.

Authorities were called to Rio Salado Parkway and Scottsdale Road at around 3 a.m. and discovered that a car was on fire with a person still trapped inside.

Firefighters were able to put out the flames, but the person in the car died from their injuries at the scene.

The cause of the single-vehicle crash is currently under investigation. The intersection will be closed for several hours.

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