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The Latest: 3 dead in Phoenix fire engine collision ID'ed

April 08, 2019 - 8:05 AM

PHOENIX - The Latest on a collision between a pickup and a Phoenix fire engine that killed three people (all times local):

8:05 a.m.

Authorities have identified the three people, including a 3-month-old infant, who were killed when a pickup truck collided with a Phoenix fire engine heading to an emergency call.

Police said Monday that Sunday morning's collision at a west Phoenix intersection occurred after a pickup made a left turn in front of the oncoming fire truck.

Police say the fire engine was running its sirens and lights.

The impact caused the fire engine to roll onto its side.

The pickup driver, 20-year-old Kenneth Collins, was pronounced dead at the scene.

A female passenger, 19-year-old Dariana Serrano, and Collins' infant son, also named Kenneth, were later pronounced dead at the hospital.

The three firefighters on board the engine are recovering from their injuries.

Police say the baby was in a car seat.

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12:40 a.m.

Authorities say three people are dead and three firefighters seriously injured after a pickup truck and a fire engine collided at a west Phoenix intersection.

Phoenix police say one of the victims of Sunday morning's crash was a baby that was about 6 months old.

They say a man in the truck was pronounced dead at the scene and a woman and the child both were both pronounced dead at a hospital.

It wasn't immediately clear if the man, woman and child were all related and police didn't release their names.

They say the fire engine was responding to an emergency call at the time of the crash, but no other details were immediately released.

Police say three firefighters are hospitalized in stable condition.

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