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1 dead after car crashes into pole in Phoenix

A man in his 40s died at the scene of a collision reported Thursday morning in Phoenix.

PHOENIX — One person is dead and another has been taken to the hospital after their vehicle crashed into a pole Thursday morning in Phoenix. 

A man in his 40s died at the scene of the single-vehicle collision near Bell Road and 21st Avenue and a woman was transported for critical injuries, according to the Phoenix Police Department. Both of them were occupants of the vehicle.

Police have not yet disclosed the circumstances leading up to the crash. 

Bell Road may have closures throughout Thursday morning. 

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