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Girl killed when car strikes 2nd car, sending it off street

September 4, 2021 GMT

PHOENIX (AP) — One car struck another, sending it off a Phoenix street and into a group of pedestrians, killing an 11-year-old girl and injuring four other people, police said Saturday.

The 51-year-old man driving the car that struck the other car Friday showed signs of impairment and was arrested and jailed on suspicion of manslaughter and other charges.

Online court records didn’t indicate whether he has an attorney who could comment on his behalf.

Police identified the girl killed as Alysah Marin. Two women and two boys ages 14 and 9 were seriously injured, police said.

The driver of the the second car wasn’t injured.