SCOTTSDALE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - A Mesa man is facing a second-degree murder charge after police said his blood-alcohol level was more than double the legal limit when he caused a deadly crash in Scottsdale.
Court documents say 36-year-old Alexis Edwin Garcia-Ochoa ran a red light while speeding at the Hayden Road and Chaparral Road intersection on April. That's when he slammed into another car.
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The other driver, identified as 46-year-old Ryan Ralph Thomas, was taken to the hospital where he later died.
Garcia-Ochoa was also taken to the hospital in serious condition. He recovered and was booked into jail on Monday, May 6.
According to court records, Garcia-Ochoa's BAC was .213, which is more than double the legal limit.
Police also said Garcia-Ochoa was driving 89 mph five seconds before the crash and crashed into the car at 61 mph. The speed limit on Hayden Road is 45 mph.
Bond for Garcia-Ochoa was set at $150,000.