Ryan Charley, 33, was killed in a two-car wreck Friday evening in Litchfield Park.
The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office said Aaron Marcoux, 18, was arrested and charged with manslaughter for causing the crash at Dysart Road and Missouri Avenue.
According to the MCSO, Marcoux was traveling more than 40 mph over the posted speed limit at the time of the crash.
One of the two passengers of the car Marcoux was driving stated they were traveling “100ish” just before they crashed.
Marcoux allegedly admitted to driving at least 70 mph in the area where the posted speed limit is 45 mph.
According to the MCSO, Marcoux was evaluated by a drug recognition expert and was found not to have been impaired.
He and two passengers in his vehicle were transported with non-life-threatening injuries. Marcoux was later released from the hospital and booked into the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office 4th Avenue Jail.
Charley was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.