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PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) - A man is dead after police said he crashed into another car in west Phoenix early Sunday morning.

Police said 39-year-old Saturino Santoyo was heading east on McDowell Road when he crossed the center line and hit the driver of a 2013 Chevrolet Camaro just before 3 a.m. near 51st Avenue.

A pickup truck driver that was behind the Camaro also hit the Camaro.

Santoyo died at the scene.

The passenger in the Camaro was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said. The driver had only minor injuries.

The pickup truck driver wasn't hurt.

Police said impairment was a factor in the crash.

An investigation is underway.


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