16-year-old driver, adult passenger killed in Phoenix crash

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Posted at 7:20 PM, May 19, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-19 23:33:55-04

PHOENIX — A 16-year-old girl and her 36-year-old passenger have died after a crash in Phoenix Thursday morning.

Phoenix police say the incident happened around 10:30 a.m. near 7th Street and Bethany Home Road.

A white Mustang driven by 16-year-old Victoria Cruz left the roadway and crashed into a brick wall. Cruz was taken to the hospital and died from her injuries. Her passenger, Reyna Martinez died at the scene.

Police believe speed was a factor in the crash.

No other vehicle was believed to be involved in the crash.