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TPD identifies man killed in crash on Flowing Wells Rd.

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Posted at 9:39 AM, Aug 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-23 16:41:33-04

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — Tucson Police responded to a deadly single-vehicle crash on Flowing Wells Road Sunday morning.

According to TPD, officers arrived just before 6:30 a.m. near Flowing Wells and Mohave Rd. where they located a male driver who was ejected from his vehicle, along with a female passenger.

TPD says the driver was pronounced dead at the scene. He has been identified as 21-year-old Mario Alberto Quintero.

The woman was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.

"Interviews conducted by officers and detectives determined that Quintero was traveling southbound on Flowing Wells Rd. at a high rate of speed. For reasons still under investigation, Quintero lost control of the vehicle and began striking several objects on the west side of Flowing Wells Rd. ultimately colliding with a wooden power pole," said TPD in a press release.

This investigation is ongoing.