19-Year-Old Woman Killed in Vehicle Collision near Buckeye Road

TOLLESON, AZ (May 3, 2023) – Friday night, police responded to a two-vehicle collision that claimed the life of Gwendolyn Brooke Garcia.

The incident occurred at around 9:00 p.m., April 28th, near 83rd Avenue and Buckeye Road.

Upon investigation, the investigators have learned that 19-year-old Garcia was traveling westbound on Buckeye Road at high speed while a semi-truck was stopped at the intersection.

Furthermore, Garcia failed to yield at the red light at struck the rear of the semi-truck. The vehicle of Garcia burst into flames where it was put down by fire deputies.

Unfortunately, Garcia was pronounced dead at the scene as she was inside the fiery vehicle and the semi-truck driver did not obtain any injuries, per police report.

At this time, it was unknown if Garcia was impaired and police are still investigating what caused the crash.

Consequently, the deputies blocked the intersection during the duration of the incident. Further investigation is active.

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