PD: Man arrested in connection with fatal Scottsdale wreck

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(Source: Scottsdale PD, 3TV/CBS 5) (Source: Scottsdale PD, 3TV/CBS 5)
One person died and two others were hurt in the Scottsdale crash. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) One person died and two others were hurt in the Scottsdale crash. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
Fredrick K MacArthur, 33, was charged with  felony charges of Manslaughter and Aggravated Assault (Source: Scottsdale Police Department) Fredrick K MacArthur, 33, was charged with felony charges of Manslaughter and Aggravated Assault (Source: Scottsdale Police Department)
SCOTTSDALE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

Police in Scottsdale has arrested a 33-year-old man following a crash that left one person dead and another person injured Thursday morning.

According to the Scottsdale Police Department, their officers responded to a two-vehicle traffic collision near Hayden and McKellips roads.  

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Through Scottsdale police's investigation, it was learned that the suspect, later identified, as Fredrick MacArthur, 33, had been traveling eastbound in the area when he drifted into the westbound lanes hitting another vehicle head-on. 

Authorities identified the victims in the second vehicle as 27-year-old Michael Edwards and 34-year-old Jessica Bailey.

According to Scottsdale police, Bailey, who was the passenger in the second vehicle, died as a result of injuries sustained in the collision and Edwards was seriously injured.

Police believe Arthur was impaired at the time of the crash.

MacArthur was arrested following his release from the hospital. He was charged with manslaughter and aggravated assault 

Police say the exact cause of the impairment and level is still under investigation. 

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