Pregnant woman killed in single car crash in Phoenix, man also hurt

PHOENIX - Police have identified a pregnant woman who died in a single-vehicle crash in Phoenix Sunday

The incident happened around 6 a.m. near 19th Avenue and Thomas Road.

Authorities say 39-year-old Anna Ruth Flores was driving eastbound and was trying to pass another driver when her car went off the road and struck a traffic pole.

Flores was transported to the hospital where she died from her injuries. A male passenger, 23, suffered serious, but non-life-threatening injuries in the crash, police said.

According to the Phoenix Fire Department, Flores was 7-months pregnant and the baby did not survive. 

Authorities believe speed was a factor in the crash. Police said impairment is also being investigated.

Stay with ABC15 News and abc15.com for updates. 

 

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