- Associated Press - Saturday, October 31, 2015

PHOENIX (AP) - One person is dead after a fiery vehicle crash on a Phoenix freeway.

The Arizona Department of Public Safety says one vehicle rear-ended another on Interstate 17 near Bethany Home Road on Saturday shortly after 3 a.m.

DPS officials say one of the vehicles caught on fire upon impact.

They say one of the people inside the vehicle on fire was not able to make it out and died.

The accident led to the freeway being closed until around 7 a.m.

Authorities have not released the identity of the deceased victim or what led to the crash.

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