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Police identify women hit, killed in Phoenix crash

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PHOENIX (CBS5/AP) -

Two women have lost their lives after the car they were in was struck by a suspected impaired driver Thursday afternoon in Phoenix.

Police identified the victims on Friday as 35-year-old Nerty De Gutierrez and 29-year-old Elvia Gutierrez.

Police said a 28-year-old man driving a sports car at a high rate of speed allegedly ran a red light and collided with a vehicle carrying the two women, about 1 p.m. Thursday near 43rd Avenue and Indian School Road.

The women were taken to the hospital where they died.

Police said the man is being treated at a hospital for non-life-threatening injuries and he'll be charged upon his release.

Stay with cbs5az.com for updates on this developing story.

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