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TPD: Man dies in east side collision

Posted at 4:46 PM, Jul 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-15 20:07:31-04

The Tucson Police Department is investigating an overnight fatal collision that happened near 21st Street and South Camino Seco.

According to TPD, the driver of the vehicle died on the scene and the passenger was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Detectives say a Ford Mustang was traveling westbound on 21st Street at a high rate of speed and struck a raised median when the vehicle reached on Camino Seco.

After the car hit the median, it jumped over the southbound lanes of traffic and went through a home in the 8000 block of East Placita Morelia.

The driver's identity has not been released. It is not known if the driver was impaired.