Teen killed in north Phoenix rollover

PHOENIX - A 16-year-old is dead after a car accident late Friday night when the car he was in rolled on SR-51 near Bell Road in north Phoenix.

Kamal Alsahaq was reportedly killed when he was ejected from the car at the time of the accident.

Officer Carrick Cook said on Twitter that the teen was not wearing a seatbelt.

The Department of Public Safety says the driver of the car was speeding and lost control, causing it to roll into the right shoulder of the road.

The driver, a 17-year-old was taken to Phoenix Children's Hospital after suffering moderate injuries in the crash.

An investigation is under way to determine exactly what caused the accident. If excessive speed is found to be the reason for the crash, the driver could be charged with manslaughter.

Traffic was rerouted to other freeways and streets in the area until SR-51 was reopened Saturday morning.

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