Two visiting cyclists were struck and killed in a crash on Tucson’s northwest side.
According to the Pima County Sheriff’s Department a group of 10 cyclists were stopped at a red light heading south on La Cañada at Hardy Road when Brian Lynch, 28, struck five members of the group.
Clare Rhodes, 72, died at the scene and Kenneth Vieira, 68, died at the hospital. The other cyclists were transported to the hospital where one cyclist remains in critical condition.
Lynch was arrested driving under the influence, two counts of manslaughter, two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, one count of aggravated assault with serious injury and criminal damage.
The Arizona Daily Star is reporting that the cyclists were visiting from Santa Fe.