CHANDLER - A major crash killed two people along State Route 347 in Chandler Wednesday afternoon.

A 67-year-old man rear-ended two vehicles stopped southbound at the intersection with Riggs Road, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

The man, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was pronounced dead, and a female driver was flown to a nearby hospital, where she also died.

The roadway was closed for some time while police cleared the scene.