1 dead, 2 injured after DUI crash at Ray & 101 in Chandler

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Kinton Bruce, 27 (Source: Chandler Police Department) Kinton Bruce, 27 (Source: Chandler Police Department)
Fatal accident on Ray & 101 (Source: ADOT) Fatal accident on Ray & 101 (Source: ADOT)
Kinton Bruce, 27 (Source: Chandler Police Department) Kinton Bruce, 27 (Source: Chandler Police Department)
CHANDLER, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

Chandler police say one person is dead and two others are injured after a DUI-involved crash in Chandler. Police have identified the suspected drunk driver who caused the crash. 

According to Chandler police, at around 10 p.m. Saturday near ray Road and the 101, the suspect vehicle, operated by 27-year-old Kinton Bruce, was driving eastbound on Ray Road when he entered the intersection at a high rate of speed. Witnesses estimated he was driving at 70 to 80 miles per hour.

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Bruce ran the red light for the southbound Price Road intersection and struck a vehicle driving northbound on Price Road.

Three vehicles were involved in the collision.

One person died at the scene. Two others were taken to the hospital.

Police say after the collision, Bruce fled from his vehicle on foot and was apprehended about 1/4 mile away by a good Samaritan.

Chandler officers arrived on-scene and immediately saw signs of alcohol impairment.

Bruce was administered field sobriety tests and was arrested for DUI.

According to court documents, a preliminary breath test showed Bruch had a blood alcohol level of 0.255.

Bruce was booked into the Maricopa County Jail on one count of manslaughter, hit-and-run and two counts of endangerment.

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