One dead after car slams into wall on Loop 202 in Mesa at over 80 mph

Photo Credit: Arizona Dept. of Transportation

MESA, AZ – One person was killed during a fiery, high-speed collision on Loop 202 in east Mesa early Thursday morning, according to KPHO.

The accident happened on Loop 202 Red Mountain, near Apache Trail/Main Street, at about 5 a.m., when a light-colored car collided with a concrete wall at a speed of about 80 mph.

The vehicle was reduced to a heap of twisted metal and burst into flames.

One person, who has yet to be publicly identified, died as a result of the crash.

Traffic was closed for about an hour and a half as authorities worked the accident.

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