Crash in Phoenix leaves teen driver, adult passenger dead
May 19, 2022, 8:31 PM | Updated: 9:03 pm
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PHOENIX — A teen driver and an adult passenger died Thursday after crashing into a wall in Phoenix, authorities said.
The crash occurred around 10:30 a.m. near 7th Street and Bethany Home Road when a white sedan left the roadway and collided with a block wall, the Phoenix Police Department said in a press release.
The driver, 16-year-old Victoria Cruz, was taken to the hospital, where she was later pronounced dead, authorities said.
The passenger, 36-year-old Reyna Murillo Martinez, died at the scene, authorities said.
Phoenix police said that preliminary information suggests speed was a factor in the collision.
No additional information was available.
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