Woman dead following Scottsdale multi-car crash: PD

Officials with the Scottsdale Police Department say a crash that happened on Jan. 16 has turned deadly.

The incident happened in the area of 84th Street and Shea. According to a statement released by Tempe Fire officials, crews with multiple agencies responded to the area, and extrication efforts were needed.

Tempe Fire officials said they released the initial statement on the matter as a way to assist Scottsdale Fire officials, as they honored a fire official who passed away

"Initial reporting indicates that speed and alcohol were NOT a factor," read a portion of Scottsdale Police's statement that was released on Jan. 17.

In their statement, Scottsdale Police officials identified the victim who died as an adult female, but said the name of those involved will not be released until all notifications have been made.

Where the crash happened