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Man charged with 2nd-degree murder after vehicle crash near 87th Avenue and Lower Buckeye

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Posted at 2:04 PM, Aug 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-23 17:19:26-04

PHOENIX — Police say a man has been arrested after allegedly driving impaired and colliding with another vehicle that left an 18-year-old dead in Phoenix.

Officials say 21-year-old Enrique Garcia ran a red light at 87th Avenue and Lower Buckeye Road at around 11:30 p.m. Saturday when the pickup truck he was driving collided with an SUV driven by 18-year-old Jonathan Felix.

Police say Felix was pronounced dead at the scene following the collision.

Officers say Garcia “showed signs and symptoms consistent with impairment” and was booked into jail on charges of 2nd-degree murder.

The investigation is ongoing, according to Phoenix police.