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1 teen killed, 1 hurt in Phoenix rollover crash

PHOENIX — Authorities say a teenage boy is dead and another one is in the
hospital after a single-vehicle crash on a Phoenix highway.

The Arizona Department of Public Safety said numerous 911 calls came in around
11 p.m. Friday reporting a crash in the southbound lanes of State Route 51 at
Bell Road.

DPS said a car was speeding and lost control, rolling onto the right shoulder.

They said 16-year-old Kamal Alsahaq was ejected from the car and did not
survive. The 17-year-old driver was taken to Phoenix Children’s Hospital with
moderate injuries.

According to investigators, the driver could face a manslaughter charge if
excessive speeding is found to be a factor.

Authorities have finished investigating the scene and they reopened southbound SR 51
around 7 a.m.


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