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SUV Carrying Immigrants Crashes in Arizona

Arizona authorities describe a chaotic scene from a weekend crash involving an SUV packed with 20 immigrants from Mexico and Guatemala as it fled the Border Patrol and flipped over, killing five people and injuring 15. The crash is the latest in a series of deadly wrecks involving immigrants being smuggled into Arizona from Mexico in recent years.

A May 2012 crash in Casa Grande of a vehicle carrying 11 immigrants killed four people. In June 2009, 11 of at least 27 immigrants “stacked like wood” were killed in an SUV rollover near Sonoita. An August 2008 rollover near Florence killed 10 of 19 immigrants in an SUV. More on this story here: