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News Minute: Here is the latest Arizona news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. MST

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MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Police in Mesa have released the name of a 69-year-old driver who was killed in a car crash. They say the victim was Jesus Ibarra. Police say the crash occurred about 1 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of East Brown and North Recker roads in central Mesa. They say two vehicles collided and Ibarra was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say the driver of the other vehicle involved wasn't impaired and no citations were issued.

PHOENIX (AP) - A dozen Republicans are facing off in the special primary election to replace disgraced former Arizona Congressman Trent Franks. Voters may have a hard time distinguishing one from the other in the heavily Republican district. The GOP candidates all back Trump, all tout their conservative credentials, and all want tighter border security and more immigration enforcement.

CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities say one person has been injured after a wrong-way crash on the Loop 202 freeway in Chandler. Arizona Department of Public Safety officials say the incident occurred about 3:30 a.m. Sunday. They say the crash involved two vehicles. One person was taken to a hospital for treatment of minor injuries. The name and age of the injured person wasn't immediately released.

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - The National Weather Service says a powerful cold front is about to sock much of northern and east-central Arizona with very strong winds and snow Sunday and Monday. Forecasts call for wind gusts up to 50 mph (80 kph) developing Sunday afternoon and continuing Sunday night, with stronger winds and gusts up to 60 mph (97 kph) Monday.

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