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Two dead after vehicle crashes into pole, set ablaze in Mesa

Nov 7, 2021, 10:00 AM

Antwon Wilford (Mesa Police Department Photo)...

Antwon Wilford (Mesa Police Department Photo)

(Mesa Police Department Photo)

PHOENIX — Two people have died after a vehicle caught fire after it crashed into a pole in Mesa Sunday morning, authorities said.

Mesa police said a single vehicle was in a neighborhood southeast of Loop 101 and Broadway Road traveling westbound on 8th Avenue with it hit a curb at South El Dorado, causing it to crash into a pole.

The vehicle was set ablaze and two people were found dead inside, police said.

Authorities also added the vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed.

The deceased haven’t been identified.

No additional information was available.

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Two dead after vehicle crashes into pole, set ablaze in Mesa