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One dead, five injured in two-car crash near 16th and Canal Street

Posted at 9:11 AM, Dec 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-29 10:13:16-05

A 21-year-old woman died in a two-vehicle crash early Saturday morning near N. 16th and W. Canal Street.

Police say thatat about 1:30 a.m. Saturday morning, a 25-year-old male driver with passengers lost control of his Infinity, crossing the median into the path of a Jeep traveling south on 16th Street. The vehicles collided in the 100 block of N. 16th Street.

The driver of the Infinity was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries. His 21-year-old female passenger died at the scene despite lifesaving efforts, according to police.

Four occupants were injured total -- including the driver of the Jeep.