ARIZONA NEWS

Worker dies after traffic pole falls on him near West Valley intersection

Oct 14, 2022, 7:05 AM | Updated: 7:48 am

(File Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)...

(File Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

(File Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

PHOENIX – A man was killed when a traffic pole he was moving fell on him Thursday night on a West Valley street, authorities said.

Electrical contractor Brock Salveson, 47, died while unloading the pole for installation near Broadway and Miller roads, the Buckeye Police Department said.

Police said they don’t know what caused the pole to fall.

The intersection was shut down for the investigation.

No other details were made available.

We want to hear from you.

Have a story idea or tip? Pass it along to the KTAR News team here.

Arizona News

Sabrina Carpenter performs at the Coachella Stage during the 2024 Coachella Valley Music and Arts F...

Danny Shapiro

Sabrina Carpenter making stop in Phoenix later this year on ‘Short n’ Sweet’ tour

Sabrina Carpenter fans, "Please Please Please" get ready for the pop star to make a tour stop in Phoenix later this year.

1 hour ago

A construction worker wipes his face on his sleeve. Phoenix is seeing heat and humidity, but the fi...

Kevin Stone

Despite heat and humidity, Phoenix still waiting on first monsoon storms of the year

Although metro Phoenix is getting hit with heat and humidity, it isn't yet adding up to the area's first monsoon storm of the year.

2 hours ago

Senior living community in Phoenix gets $9M loan for green facelift...

Serena O'Sullivan

Senior living community in Phoenix gets $9.1M loan for eco-friendly upgrades

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced its $9.12 million loan to Urban League Manor Apartments on June 21, 2024.

4 hours ago

Mugshot of Walter Ringfield, who allegedly stole a security fob and keys from the Maricopa County T...

KTAR.com

Temporary Maricopa County elections worker arrested after theft from tabulation center

A temporary elections worker was arrested for allegedly stealing a security fob and keys from the Maricopa County Tabulation and Election Center.

6 hours ago

Exterior of Phoenix Fire Station 25 as seen on Google Street View. A firefighter was injured in an ...

KTAR.com

Phoenix firefighter injured after gun accidentally discharges at Station 25

A firefighter was injured over the weekend in what appears to be an accidental shooting at a west Phoenix fire station.

7 hours ago

Buckeye woman is missing after report...

Serena O'Sullivan

Police ask public to help find Buckeye woman who went missing in May

Hope Tucker is a Buckeye woman who went missing on May 22, 2024. Police asked the public for helpful information about her on Sunday.

8 hours ago

Sponsored Articles

...

Condor Airlines

Condor Airlines can get you smoothly from Phoenix to Frankfurt on new A330-900neo airplane

Adventure Awaits! And there's no better way to experience the vacation of your dreams than traveling with Condor Airlines.

...

DESERT INSTITUTE FOR SPINE CARE

Desert Institute for Spine Care is the place for weekend warriors to fix their back pain

Spring has sprung and nothing is better than March in Arizona. The temperatures are perfect and with the beautiful weather, Arizona has become a hotbed for hikers, runners, golfers, pickleball players and all types of weekend warriors.

...

Collins Comfort Masters

Here’s 1 way to ensure your family is drinking safe water

Water is maybe one of the most important resources in our lives, and especially if you have kids, you want them to have access to safe water.

Worker dies after traffic pole falls on him near West Valley intersection