Woman dies after crashing into barrier near I-10 in Phoenix

A woman has died after crashing into a barrier near the I-10 freeway off-ramp at 16th Street overnight, according to Phoenix police.

Officers responded to reports of a single-vehicle crash at around 12:30 a.m. on Oct. 6.

The driver, 26-year-old Vanessa Garcia Degante, was taken to the hospital where she later died from her injuries. 

An investigation revealed that Degante has heading east on the freeway off-ramp and didn't stop at a red light.

"The vehicle continued and collided into a raised concrete barrier," officials said in a statement.

It is unknown what caused the collision. The investigation is ongoing.

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