PHOENIX - According to Phoenix fire officials, a man was killed when his SUV crashed into a wall near Chandler Boulevard and Marketplace Way Tuesday afternoon.

The man was taken to a nearby hospital and pronounced dead after the crash around 3:30 p.m. Police said the man was about 50 years old.

Chandler Boulevard is closed between Ninth Street and Marketplace Way. That closure is expected to remain in place for several hours.

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