Impairment played role in Laveen crash that killed woman, injured 2 others, police say

A woman is dead and two others have been hospitalized after a crash in Laveen overnight.

Phoenix police say impairment may have played a role in the collision near 35th Avenue and South Mountain early Saturday morning.

The woman was driving northbound down 35th Avenue when she reportedly crossed into incoming traffic and struck a vehicle going southbound, detectives say.

She died from her injuries at the scene. Police identified her as 20-year-old Aaliyah Renee Gil.

Two other people were seriously hurt in the crash but are expected to survive.

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