5 killed in I-10 semi crash at Picacho Peak

Posted: Tuesday, April 1, 2014 10:28 am

5 killed in I-10 semi crash at Picacho Peak

Associated Press |


PHOENIX — Five people died in a crash involving a semi-trailer on Interstate 10 near Picacho Peak Saturday evening.

The driver, Tracy Blackmore, was taken to a Phoenix hospital with serious injuries, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety. Blackmore was reportedly driving a pickup which collided with a semi-trailer.

DPS spokesman Sgt. Raul Garcia said 49-year-old Shelley Renee Blackmore and 20-year-old Danielle Blackmore were pronounced dead at the scene. Also killed were children ages 12, 12 and 8.

Police said all six people were from Gilbert.

Authorities believe the tread on the front left tire separated.

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Tuesday, April 1, 2014 10:28 am.

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