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1 dead, 3 injured after fatal crash in Yuma

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YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KSWT, KECY)- UPDATE:

The Somerton Cocopah Fire Department (SCFD) responded to a two-vehicle collision where one person died at the scene at the 1200 block of S. Avenue G., Wednesday.

The Somerton Cocopah Fire Department (SCFD) responded to a two-vehicle collision where one person died at the scene at the 1200 block of S. Avenue G., Wednesday.

Both vehicles had severe damage to the front of the cars.

Fire officials said the two front passengers of the sedan were trapped in the vehicle as well as a person in the back. The person driving the Jeep was able to get out of his vehicle and was lying on the shoulder when fire officials arrived.

The passenger of the sedan was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

SCFD requested additional assistance from San Luis, Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, and Rural Metro fire departments.

Fire officials said they had to completely cut off the rear door and center post of the sedan.

YCSO is currently investigating the accident.

Deputies are on the scene of a fatality collision on Avenue G and County 13th Street, according to the Yuma County Sheriff's Office (YCSO), Wednesday.

YCSO said a black Jeep Cherokee and a Gray Hyundai crashed into each other after traveling opposite directions.

The driver of the Jeep was transported to the hospital with injuries.

Two individuals riding in the Hyundai were transported to the hospital, and the driver died on the scene of the crash.

Traffic in the area is being rerouted.

This is a developing story, stay with us as we gather more information.

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