This is one of three vehicles involved in a fatal crash at McKellips and Ellsworth roads Wednesday morning. (Source: CBS 5 News)
Clare Louis Kirby (Source: Kirby's family)
A memorial was set up for Clare Kirby at the crash location (Source: CBS 5 News)
(Source: CBS 5 News)
A bicyclist was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver involved in the accident at the Mesa intersection. (Source: CBS 5 News)
MESA, AZ (CBS5) -
The driver of a vehicle believed to be involved in two deaths during a hit-and-run in the far east Valley is in stable condition and could face charges, according to a Maricopa County Sheriff's Office spokesman.
MCSO identified the victims on Thursday as 46-year-old Clare Louis Kirby and 72-year-old William Phillips.
MCSO said the driver, 73-year-old Marie Blandford, of Payson, hit Kirby, who was riding a bicycle on Usery Road near the Bush Highway just before 10 a.m. Wednesday.
The Blandford continued down the road where it becomes Ellsworth in Mesa and T-boned a Honda pickup truck, driven by Phillips, at the intersection of McKellips road. Phillips also died.
MCSO said charges against Blandford are pending at this time.
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