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Driver arrested after crashing vehicle into tree, killing passenger

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Posted at 6:33 AM, Jan 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-25 18:42:37-05

A driver is facing homicide charges after a Sunday evening crash that killed a passenger.

Police said the crash happened just before 10 p.m. on Sunday in the 4000 block of N. 27th Street.

A vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed and attempted to pass another vehicle before the driver lost control and hit a tree, police said. The passenger in that vehicle was killed.

Police say the driver was arrested and is facing homicide charges for intoxicated use of a motor vehicle.

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