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17-year-old girl dies after crashing car in Phoenix

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Posted at 8:57 AM, Mar 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-29 11:57:01-04

PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say a 17-year-old girl after crashing her car in a Phoenix intersection. Phoenix police say the incident happened Sunday around 11:15 p.m. near 24th Street and Cactus Road.

According to investigators, the teen driver failed to stop for a red traffic light while making a left turn. Her car ended up hitting a median and overturning.

The girl, who was not wearing a seat belt, was thrown from the car. Phoenix firefighters pronounced her dead at the scene. Police have not released her identity. Toxicology tests will determine whether she was impaired.