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Baby dies, others injured after motorist runs red light in Phoenix, police say

Six-month-old Ivory Gerald died after her family's truck was involved in a crash that happened at the intersection of 7th Street and Buckeye Road, police said.
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PHOENIX — A 6-month-old baby girl has died after a motorist allegedly ran a red light Saturday night near Buckeye Road and 7th Street and plowed into her family's vehicle. 

According to the Phoenix Police Department, the infant was one of several passengers in a truck that was struck by a red-light runner at about 9 p.m.

The truck additionally had three adults and a 3-year-old girl riding inside. 

The collision's impact overturned the family's truck, displacing most of its passengers. All of them were taken to the hospital for life-threatening injuries. 

The driver of the other vehicle remained at the scene and declined medical treatment. 

Authorities have identified the deceased as Ivory Gerald. The health status of the other passengers is not known at this time.

Investigators do not believe impairment was a factor in causing the crash. The agency's investigation is still ongoing.

This is a developing story. 12 News will update as more information is provided. 

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