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Phoenix man arrested in fatal wrong-way crash

PHOENIX -- A Phoenix man is in custody in connection with a wrong-way freeway crash that killed a New York woman last month.

Arizona Department of Public Safety officials said Thursday that 27-year-old Benjamin Charles Kuzelka was arrested after being released from a hospital.

He had been recovering from injuries sustained in the Oct. 6 accident that killed 55-year-old Mary A. Boysman of Oswego, N.Y.

DPS officials say Boysman was a passenger in an SUV that was struck head-on by a vehicle driving in the wrong direction on State Route 51. The driver of the SUV was seriously injured and hospitalized for four days.

DPS detectives are recommending to prosecutors that Kuzelka be charged with second-degree murder, aggravated assault, endangerment, aggravated DUI and criminal damage.

It's unclear if Kuzelka has a lawyer.

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