Driver, 20, is charged in fatal head-on crash

2013-02-26T00:00:00Z 2013-02-26T17:53:26Z Driver, 20, is charged in fatal head-on crashVeronica M. Cruz Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
February 26, 2013 12:00 am  • 

A 39-year-old man was killed in a collision on West Grant Road Sunday morning.

The crash happened just east of Interstate 10 shortly after 5:15 a.m. when the driver of a Kia Rio traveling west on Grant crossed the median and into eastbound lanes, hitting a Honda Accord head-on, Sgt. Chris Widmer, a Tucson police spokesman, said in a news release.

The driver of the Honda, Steven Williams, was pronounced dead at the scene, the release said.

The driver of the Kia, 20-year-old Thomas Lancaster, was booked into Pima County jail on suspicion of one count each of second-degree murder and felony criminal damage, the release said. Alcohol was a factor in the crash, the release said.

Lancaster had minor injuries.

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