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Drag racing leads to fatal rollover in Pima County

TUCSON, AZ (AP) -

An 18-year-old who was a passenger in a car that was drag racing died after the vehicle rolled over.

The Arizona Daily Star reports that Marymar Martinez-Duran died Sunday in Pima County when the driver of the car she was traveling in crossed the center yellow line in a no-passing zone during the drag race and was going around the other vehicle.

Both drivers lost control and left the roadway.

Authorities say the group had been with friends who were drinking.

Martinez-Duran was pronounced dead at a hospital.

Two others who were passengers in the car Martinez-Duran was traveling in are in stable condition.

Neither driver was injured.

The driver of the car Martinez-Duran was traveling in was booked on suspicion of manslaughter, aggravated assault, endangerment and drunken driving.

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