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Driver dies after crashing into large metal power pole in north Phoenix

Aug 28, 2023, 8:00 AM

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(Facebook File Photo/Phoenix Police Department)

(Facebook File Photo/Phoenix Police Department)

PHOENIX — A driver died after crashing into a large metal power pole in north Phoenix at around 6:40 p.m. Sunday, authorities said.

The man was driving along the Interstate 17 access road near Union Hills Drive, according to the Phoenix Police Department.

Detectives said he was traveling north when he hit the curb and lost control of his vehicle. That’s when he struck a large power pole.

Officers who arrived on the scene found him suffering from critical injuries, police said.

The man was taken to a hospital, where he later died.

The investigation is ongoing.

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Driver dies after crashing into large metal power pole in north Phoenix