Officials are investigating a deadly crash in Scottsdale.
Scottsdale police said officers responded to a report of single-vehicle crash on Scottsdale Road, just north of Doubletree Ranch Road at 1:00 a.m. on Thursday.
According to police, a vehicle was traveling northbound on Scottsdale Road when it hit a light pole. The vehicle was torn in half upon impact.
The driver of the vehicle, a 16-year-old boy, was declared dead on the scene.
Scottsdale police said speed was a factor in the crash. It is unknown if impairment played a role.
The northbound lanes of Scottsdale Road are restricted between Doubletree Ranch Road and Mountain View Road.