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DPS: Fatal crash closes State Route 74

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The Department of Public Safety has confirmed one person is dead after an early evening crash.  

DPS said it happened at 5:30 p.m. on State Route 74 which is just west of Interstate 17.

A spokesman for the Phoenix Fire Department told CBS 5 News a total of seven patients were treated at the scene of this two-vehicle collision. 

The road has been closed as crews investigate the cause of the accident.

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