UPDATE: 7 vehicles involved in fatal crash, identity of person killed released

UPDATE: 7 vehicles involved in fatal crash, identity of person killed released
(Source: Northwest Fire)
(Source: Northwest Fire)

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - The Pima County Sheriff's Department has released the name of the person killed in the crash, as 81-year-old Shirley Taylor.

According to PCSD Deputy Cody Gress there were seven vehicles involved in the crash, with seven people being transported to the hospital for treatment including Taylor.  She later died from her injuries.

All other injuries were minor.

No word yet on what caused the crash.

The intersection of Flowing Wells and Wetmore opened back up on Wednesday night, several hours after the fatal crash.

According to Northwest Fire District Public Information Officer Brian Keeley, nine people were involved in the crash that included a rollover and fire. Six people were taken to the hospital and three declined treatment.

There was a Parks and Recreation vehicle in the crash, with paint cans in the back of the truck that caught fire.  The crash occurred several vehicles in front of a NWFD battalion chief, who rushed to the scene with a fire extinguisher to help control the fire.

NWFD sent three engines and three ambulances to the scene.

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