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Police release name of teen killed in crash

Posted: 3:37 PM, Sep 19, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-19 21:37:33Z

Police have released the name of a teenage girl who died in a crash in Phoenix.

They say the victim was 16-year-old Emily Vargas.
    
Police responded to the scene around 2:45 p.m. Tuesday and say it appears two pickup trucks collided at an intersection.
    
They say Vargas was riding in the backseat of car driven by an 18-year-old man who doesn't have a driver's license.
    
She was transported from the scene in critical condition and later pronounced dead at the hospital.
    
Police say neither speed nor impairment are suspected in the crash.