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FD: Fatal crash shuts down intersection of Hayden and McDowell roads

Hayden/McDowell Crash
Posted at 7:58 AM, Oct 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-06 17:46:17-04

SCOTTSDALE — The intersection of Hayden and McDowell roads was closed for several hours Sunday morning while Scottsdale police investigated a fatal crash in the area.

A spokesperson from the Scottsdale Fire Department said Scottsdale and Tempe paramedics treated two patients involved in a crash that occurred in the intersection around 7:00 a.m.

Police say 22-year-old Cameron Steck was traveling at a high rate of speed when he ran a red light at the intersection. Steck's car then collided with another car traveling through the intersection.

Steck was transported to the hospital where he later died from his injuries. Officers say the other driver sustained non-life threatening injuries.

Police say it is unknown at this time if impairment was a factor in this collision.

This is a developing story. Stay with ABC15 for updates.