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Teen girl dies in Phoenix crash near Greenway and 44th Street

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Posted at 7:33 AM, Jul 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-11 10:33:03-04

PHOENIX — A 16-year-old girl has died after a crash in Phoenix near 44th Street and Greenway Road.

Phoenix police say, on Friday around 8:15 p.m. witnesses reported seeing a vehicle, being driven by a 17-year-old girl, run a red light while traveling west on Greenway Road.

The vehicle crashed into another vehicle, being driven by a 43-year-old woman, that was going north on 44th Street.

The 17-year-old driver was taken to a hospital with serious injuries. Her current condition is unknown. Her passenger, 16-year-old Anahi Gomez-Estrea, was taken to a hospital where she was pronounced dead, according to Phoenix PD.

The 43-year-old woman driver was also taken to a hospital for minor injuries.

Police say impairment does not appear to be a factor in the crash and the investigation remains ongoing.