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Phoenix police identify teen killed in possible street racing crash

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Police were investigating a serious crash at Thomas Road and 47th Avenue. (Source: Juan Magana,  KPHO/KTVK) Police were investigating a serious crash at Thomas Road and 47th Avenue. (Source: Juan Magana, KPHO/KTVK)
Police were investigating a serious crash at Thomas Road and 47th Avenue. (Source: Juan Magana,  KPHO/KTVK) Police were investigating a serious crash at Thomas Road and 47th Avenue. (Source: Juan Magana, KPHO/KTVK)
Police believe the Camaro driver lost control and was hit by a SUV. (Source: KPHO/KTVK) Police believe the Camaro driver lost control and was hit by a SUV. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)
The 17-year-old passenger in the Camaro died. (Source: KPHO/KTVK) The 17-year-old passenger in the Camaro died. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)
MESA, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

A 17-year-old was killed after a serious collision in the area of Thomas Road and 47th Avenue Sunday morning.

Police said the driver of a 2001 Chevrolet Camaro was heading west on Thomas and speeding when the 23-year-old driver lost control near 47th Avenue.

Witnesses told officers the Camaro driver had been racing with another vehicle.

The driver started to spin, went into the eastbound lanes, and was hit on the passenger side of a 2007 Chevrolet Equinox driven by a 30-year-old man.

The passenger of the Camaro, 17-year-old Jonathan Guardado, was taken to the hospital where he later died, police said.

The driver of Camaro was also transported to the hospital where he is fighting for his life.

Police said everyone in the Equinox, except the driver, grabbed the beer from the SUV and ran off.

Officers detained one of the passengers, Refugio Gonzalez, and he was later booked on an outstanding arrest warrant.

The others haven't been found.

Homicide-related charges are pending if the Camaro driver survives, police said.

The driver of the Equinox was processed for possible DUI charges depending on toxicology results.

Note: This story has been updated to correct the victim's name.

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