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1 man dead, another injured after 2-vehicle collision in Phoenix

May 7, 2024, 4:35 AM

Michael Peczynski, 70, died on the scene, authorities said. (Phoenix Police Department photo)...

Michael Peczynski, 70, died on the scene, authorities said. (Phoenix Police Department photo)

(Phoenix Police Department photo)

PHOENIX — One person is dead and another is injured after a Monday morning collision, according to the Phoenix Police Department.

Michael Peczynski, 70, died on the scene after two vehicles crashed near Cactus Road and 40th Street in Phoenix around 5:30 a.m., police said.

The driver of the other car involved was brought to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said. However, that driver was later in stable condition.

Police believe the crash took place while Peczynski was heading westbound on Cactus Road while driving a silver SUV.

Peczynski didn’t stop for a red light at the intersection and his SUV collided with a car heading southbound on 40th Street, according to Phoenix police.

However, the investigation is ongoing, police said.

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1 man dead, another injured after 2-vehicle collision in Phoenix