PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police say a person is dead after crashing into a light pole along the metro area's light rail system.

KNXV-TV reports ( ) the fatal car crash occurred early Sunday morning. Police believe the driver had been travelling on the light rail track before he hit a light pole. Police say the driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash caused the light rail to be temporarily closed.


Information from: KNXV-TV,