Police investigate deadly car crash at Chandler High School

CHANDLER, AZ - Police are investigating a car crash that killed a driver Wednesday night in the Chandler High School parking lot.

According to Chandler police Detective Frank Mendoza, 28-year-old Ryne McCarty of Chandler was the only person involved in the single-vehicle crash around 10:15 p.m. on school grounds near Arizona Avenue and Chandler Boulevard.

McCarty was reportedly traveling at a high rate of speed before crashing into a fence.

As of Thursday morning, investigators are looking into whether or not impairment was a factor, Mendoza said.

It's unclear why McCarty was in the school parking lot.

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