1 dead, 1 injured after driver crashes into pole in possible DUI in Chandler

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CHANDLER, AZ – A man was killed and a woman was injured after a driver who may have been under the influence collided with a traffic pole and another vehicle in Chandler last night, according to FOX 10 Phoenix.

The crash happened on Gilbert Road and Chandler Heights Road, after the driver of an SUV veered off the right side of the roadway. The vehicle crashed into a traffic pole, and then into a second vehicle.

A passenger in the SUV was taken to the hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

The driver, who was described only as a woman in her 20s, was injured in the crash and was taken to the hospital for treatment.

No injuries were reported from the second vehicle.

Authorities believe the driver may have been speeding and possibly under the influence when the crash occurred. They have not yet charged the driver with a crime.

The accident remains under investigation.

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