Police investigating double-fatal accident in Phoenix

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2 killed when car jumbs curb, hits building - Two women are dead after being ejected in a car crash near 40th Street and Southern Avenue.

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PHOENIX -- Phoenix police officers are investigating a car accident that left two people dead near 40th Street and Southern Avenue Thursday night.

Police said an officer witnessed an SUV speeding and before he could pull the car over, it ran over a curb and rolled several times before crashing into a building.

Two women were ejected from the car and died at the scene.

A third had to be extricated from the vehicle and is in critical condition.

There is no word if alcohol or drugs were a factor.

The two victims have been identified as Tonya Geneva Dennis, 42, and Mallissa Lynn Sandry, 30. The third victim is still in the hospital.