MESA - The eastbound US 60 in Mesa has been re-opened after a fatal accident involving a suspected drunken driver.
Officer Carrick Cook said 24-year-old Mark William Clary, Jr. who was driving a Corvette, rear-ended a sedan with three passengers just after 3 a.m. on the eastbound lanes of US 60 near Dobson.
"(Clary) clipped another car and spun out of control," said Nicole Jasarevic who witnessed the accident.
Police said a 22-year-old Giacomo Masolini , an ASU student in the sedan was killed.
"He was doing so much positive to help people out," said Diyonte Harden, Masolini's friend. "He wasn't a selfish person. He would give you the shirt off his back."
Two other passengers in the car were critically injured.
A third car was also hit but the only person in that car is expected to be okay.
Police said Clary, Jr. tried to run away, but was caught. Officials said he has been charged with 2nd degree murder.
"It was really sad," said witness Kelsie Ruiz. "I've never seen anything like that."
The investigation closed the eastbound lanes of US 60 between Dobson and Alma School roads for several hours. The road was re-opened around noon Sunday.
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