Officer Ginarro New, 27, and Christopher Castro, 31, both die when Castro allegedly runs red light and their vehicles collide at Cave Creek Road and Greenway Parkway in Phoenix, Arizona
Witnesses reportedly saw an eastbound vehicle running a red light while the police cruiser was going southbound through the intersection on a green light.
Phoenix Fire Department crews extricated New from the Tahoe and transported him to an area hospital where he later died.
The driver of the other vehicle was identified as 31-year-old Christopher Castro. Speed and impairment were believed to be contributing factors in the crash.