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Tucson police ID man killed in North Oracle Road crash, make arrest

Tucson police ID man killed in North Oracle Road crash, make arrest

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One person was killed and two were injured in this overnight crash on North Oracle Road at Auto Mall Drive, police say.

A man was killed and two people were seriously injured in a single vehicle crash late Saturday night on North Oracle Road and East Auto Mall Drive, according to a Tucson Police Department release. 

Police arrested the driver, 18-year-old Anthony Hall, on suspicion of second-degree murder, aggravated assault with serious physical injury and aggravated assault with a dangerous Instrument

Alcohol and speed may have been a factor in the collision, police said.

Hall was driving a 2005 Infiniti G35 was speeding south on Oracle in the median lane and passed a vehicle when he lost control and struck a metal utility pole on the southwest corner of the intersection around 11:45 p.m., police said in the release.

Hall, a man in the rear seat, and a woman, who was the front passenger, were taken to Banner University Medical Center. The rear passenger, Mihir Dixit, 23, died at the scene, police said.

The investigation is ongoing, police said. 

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