Phoenix police: Man who caused fatal crash will face charges

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Police in Phoenix say a man who allegedly was driving impaired and caused a car accident that killed a woman and her daughter will be facing charges. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Police in Phoenix say a man who allegedly was driving impaired and caused a car accident that killed a woman and her daughter will be facing charges. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
They say the 24-year-old man remained hospitalized Monday from injuries suffered in the Aug. 6 crash, but will be booked into jail on various felony charges when he's released. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) They say the 24-year-old man remained hospitalized Monday from injuries suffered in the Aug. 6 crash, but will be booked into jail on various felony charges when he's released. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
PHOENIX (AP) -

Police in Phoenix say a man who allegedly was driving impaired and caused a car accident that killed a woman and her daughter will be facing charges.

They say the 24-year-old man remained hospitalized Monday from injuries suffered in the Aug. 6 crash, but will be booked into jail on various felony charges when he's released.

Police say investigators believe speed and impairment were factors in the fatal crash.

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The man's name hasn't been released yet.

Police say the car the man was driving veered across the road's center line and collided head-on with another vehicle being driven by 52-year-old Ramona Dewhurst.

Dewhurst was pronounced dead at the scene.

Her 24-year-old daughter, Kelly Dewhurst, was critically injured in the crash. Police say she died of her injuries on Aug. 18.

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