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    Teenage driver killed in early-morning crash in Scottsdale

    January 18, 2018

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Police in Scottsdale say a teenage driver has been killed in an early morning car crash.

    The name of the 16-year-old boy hasn’t been released yet.

    Police say he was the only person in the car at the time of the crash, which occurred about 1 a.m. Thursday on Scottsdale Road.

    They say the car struck a light pole on the east side of the road and the vehicle was torn in half.

    The teen was declared dead at the scene.

    Police say speed was a contributing factor in the fatal crash, which remains under investigation.

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