THERMAL, Calif. -

One person was killed in a three-vehicle crash in Thermal this afternoon, a county fire department spokeswoman said.

The collision was reported shortly after 3 p.m. at Avenue 62 and Grapefruit Boulevard. The fatally injured victim had to be extricated from a vehicle and died at the scene, Riverside County Fire Department spokeswoman Melody Hendrickson said.

Another person was transported to a local hospital with moderate injuries, Hendrickson said.

The cause of the crash was under investigation.
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