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PD: Second suspect arrested in deadly street racing crash in Scottsdale

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Posted at 10:41 AM, Aug 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-16 20:29:18-04

SCOTTSDALE, AZ — A second man has been arrested regarding a deadly street racing crash in north Scottsdale on August 3.

Robert Foster, 59, was arrested Thursday morning in north Scottsdale.  

According to Scottsdale police, two vehicles were involved in a crash at Williams Drive and Miller Road just south of Pinnacle Peak just before 4 p.m.

Police say Foster, who was driving a blue Lamborghini was street racing with 22-year-old Angel Carrasco who was driving his BMW M4.

Carrasco was driving northbound on Miller Road approaching the intersection at Williams Drive. As Carrasco and entered the intersection, the victim vehicle driven by Cynthia Fisher, 68, was heading southbound on Miller Road. She was allegedly struck by Carrasco when she attempted to turn eastbound onto Williams Drive.

Court documents show Fisher’s Toyota Camry was found 165 feet away from the point of impact. She was taken to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries but later died. Police investigators indicated the cars were racing at over 100 m.p.h., with Carrasco's BMW traveling at 143 m.p.h., three seconds before the crash.

Carrasco and a passenger were taken to area hospitals with minor injuries. Foster allegedly left the scene.

Police say photo enforcement video recorded Foster’s Lamborghini near the scene at the time of the collision.

Police say he was pulled over after a traffic violation near his home and questioned about the fatal crash. Police say Foster admitted to being in the area but later requested an attorney.

He was arrested for aggravated assault and second-degree murder.