Teen Driver Arrested in Crash That Killed Glendale Man

October 10, 2018

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a Glendale man has died after he was struck by a speeding driver.

Police say a vehicle traveling Thursday around 8:30 p.m. near 65th and Glendale avenues changed lanes to pass another car.

The vehicle then returned to its original lane. That is when it struck 53-year-old Jesse Tucker, who was crossing mid-block.

Police say Tucker was taken to a hospital where he died of his injuries.

Investigators say the driver, 18-year-old Jose Vazquez Flores, of Phoenix, was driving more than 20 mph (32 kph) above the speed limit.

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