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Phoenix police: Car crash into a tree leaves 1 dead, 1 hurt

March 11, 2018

PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say one person is dead and another injured after a car crashed into a tree in Phoenix.

Phoenix police say officers responded to reports of a single car accident in the area of 35th Street and University Drive around 2:30 a.m. Sunday.

Police say the driver of the vehicle apparently hit a curb, lost control and crashed into a tree.

A 27-year-old man sitting in a backseat was thrown from the car and died at the scene while a 23-year-old man riding in the front seat is hospitalized.

Police didn’t immediately release the names of the dead and injured.

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