UPDATE: Driver charged with second-degree murder following deadly crash
TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Police identified and charged the driver of a fatal crash that happened on Wednesday, June 24.
The driver of the Honda was identified as 26-year-old Jeremy Jay Sims. He was charged with second-degree murder and was booked into the Pima County Jail.
The other driver was identified as 28-year-old Fedyst Fomeche, who died at the scene.
Officials said Sims fled the scene on foot, but police later found him and discovered he was impaired at the time of the accident. Excessive speed also appears to be a factor.
Police say the two-vehicle crash happened near Wilmot Road and 16th Street. The investigation is on-going and additional charges may be forthcoming.
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