One killed after truck and car collide on I-17.

Saturday, December 14, 2013

One person was killed just after midnight Sunday in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 17, officials said.

One person was killed just after midnight Sunday in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 17, officials said.

A small passenger car and a large truck collided about 12:15 a.m. on southbound I-17 at Dixileta Road, according to the Department of Public Safety.

One person was killed, but police had not released the person’s identity Sunday morning.

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