A 32-year-old man has been booked on felony charges in connection with a single-vehicle Tempe crash that killed two passengers in the car he was driving early Saturday morning, police said.
Derek Glasscock was arrested, according to authorities who also identified the two victims, Maria Rangel, 31, and Jesse Ruiz, 32.
The crash occurred about 1:35 a.m. Nov. 25 near Rural and Broadway roads in Tempe, police said.
Police responded to the collision and found three people inside the vehicle. Two passengers died, one at the crash site and the other at a hospital.
The driver sustained minor injuries, police said.
Authorities said speeding and impairment are believed to be factors in the crash.
The crash is being investigated, but it appears the car was headed south on Rural just past Broadway when it crossed several lanes of traffic before hitting “a fixed object,” according to police.
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