2 killed in crash on State Route 347 in Chandler

Two vehicles involved in a fatal crash Wednesday afternoon at SR 347 southbound and Riggs Road causing road closures at that intersection.

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.

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