Driver, Passenger In Stolen Truck Arrested After Fatal Crash In Miami

The driver and passenger of a stolen pickup truck involved in a fatal, head-on collision in Miami have been arrested, police said.

Authorities said the crash happened about 1:45 p.m. Tuesday at Northwest 14th Avenue and Northwest 35th Street.

Officials said a stolen Dodge Ram pickup truck crashed head-on with a Ford Flex SUV at the intersection. The pickup truck had been reported stolen Monday, according to authorities

Two people in the pickup truck -- driver Danny Tejera and passenger Mellissa Castro -- were questioned by detectives and arrested.

The 68-year-old driver of the SUV, identified as Louis Cancio, was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Tejera faces a charge of grand theft auto, and Castro faces a trespassing charge.

According to authorities, four other people in the SUV were also injured and taken to the hospital. Their conditions were not immediately known.

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