- Associated Press - Tuesday, October 17, 2017

TONOPAH, Ariz. (AP) - The Latest on a fatal wreck on Interstate 10 in western Arizona (all times local):

11 a.m.

Authorities say on person was killed and six others when an SUV crashed after going off eastbound Interstate 10 in the western Arizona desert.

The state Department of Public Safety says the person killed was a girl and that four other children and two adults were injured in the Tuesday morning wreck 68 miles (110 kilometers) east of the Arizona-California line. The location is between Quartzsite and Tonopah.

Three medical helicopters transported victims from the site where the SUV was heavily damaged but upright.

No identities were released.

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9 a.m.

Authorities say several children were among the injured when an SUV with seven occupants crashed after going off eastbound Interstate 10 in the western Arizona desert.

The Department of Public Safety says the wreck occurred Tuesday morning 68 miles (110 kilometers) east of the Arizona-California line. The location is between Quartzsite and Tonopah.

Trooper Kameron Lee says a woman had minor injuries, two children had non-life threatening injuries and another child had more serious injuries.

Three medical helicopters transported victims from the site where the SUV was heavily damaged but upright.

No additional details were released.


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