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Police: Red-light runner dies in crash on West Side

One man was killed and two other people were injured in a collision at North Greasewood and West Anklam roads late Thursday night, authorities said.

Around 11 p.m. a black 2017 Infiniti SUV, eastbound on Anklam, failed to stop for a red light at the intersection with Greasewood, near Pima Community College West, a Tucson Police Department spokeswoman said.

The SUV ran into a blue 2005 Nissan Altima that had been stopped at the light, southbound on Greasewood, and entered the intersection after the signal turned green, Sgt. Kimberly Bay said.

Despite first aid from police and Tucson Fire Department paramedics, the driver of the SUV was pronounced dead at the scene. The name of Jordan Waddell, 22, was released after his family was notified, Bay said.

An adult male passenger in the SUV was taken to the hospital with serious injuries, she said.

"The adult female driver of the other vehicle had minor injuries" and was also taken to a hospital, Bay said.

"The investigation is ongoing to determine if any other factors played a role in this collision," she said.

There have been 42 traffic deaths in Tucson so far this year, compared to 40 at this point last year, she said.

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Another man was killed early Saturday morning in a head-on collision just a short distance away, near the intersection of Greasewood and West Speedway.

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Traffic deaths, year to date

2016 2017
Total - 40 Total - 42
Pedestrian - 11 Pedestrian - 19
Bicycle - 4 Bicycle - 1
Motorcycle - 8 Motorcycle - 9