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DPS: Buckeye man dies after street racing crash on freeway

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Posted at 2:39 PM, Feb 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-19 16:39:16-05

PHOENIX - Authorities say a Buckeye man has died after in street racing crash on a Phoenix freeway.They say the crash occurred on State Route 51 about 8 p.m.

Tuesday.Arizona Department of Public Safety officials identified the victim Wednesday as 18-year-old Felix Cardoza.

They say Cardoza was racing another car when his vehicle veered off the right side of the freeway, slammed into a concrete retaining wall and rolled back onto the roadway.

Authorities say two people were in the other car involved in the street racing incident, but their names weren't immediately released.