A woman died after sustaining injuries in a crash on Wednesday on Silverlake Road near I-10.

Officials have named the woman who died in a crash Wednesday on Tucson's west side.

Margaret M. Ramirez, 69, was killed in the crash that happened around 12:30 p.m. on West Silverlake Road near Interstate 10, said Tucson police in a news release. 

Detectives learned that Ramirez was driving a 2019 Chevrolet Impala westbound on Silverlake and did not stop for the red light at the intersection, police said. A 2019 Kia was driving northbound through the intersection on a green light. The Impala drove in front of the Kia, and the two cars crashed, police said.

The driver of the Kia suffered minor injuries. No citations have been issued, police said. 

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Shaq is a public safety reporter and the Road Runner columnist, keeping readers up to date on transportation news. In 2017, he started as an apprentice and later worked part-time until graduating from the UA and being offered a full-time position in 2018.