Fatal early morning car crash in Mesa

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PHOENIX - A car crash has left one person dead and another seriously hurt in Mesa.

Investigators believe the driver was going too fast and couldn't turn when he needed to.

It happened early Monday morning near 6th Street and Center.    

Police say the driver of the car was speeding and didn't make the turn, going straight through the intersection and hit a wall.

The driver was killed and the passenger was rushed to the hospital with life threatening injuries.

 The driver was not wearing a seatbelt. Investigators believe alcohol might also be a factor in the accident.