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Driver dies following high-speed crash in Tucson



TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) – One man was killed and two other people seriously injured in an early morning accident on Tucson Aviation Parkway early Friday, June 25.

According to Tucson Police, Jose Guillermo Mendez-Orduno was the driver and died on the scene. Two passengers suffered life-threatening injuries.

Police said 23-year-old Mendez-Orduno was driving east on Aviation Parkway at high speed just before 4 a.m. when he was unable to turn a corner. His vehicle hit a curb, rolled over and finally came to a stop off the road.

None of the inmates were buckled up, three were thrown.

The police said that excessive speed was a major factor in the accident.

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