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PD: Driver dies after crash on Dunlap Avenue near I-17

Phoenix Police
Posted at 8:15 AM, Jan 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-01 12:25:49-05

PHOENIX — Phoenix police say an 85-year-old man has died after a crash near I-17 and Dunlap Avenue.

The crash occurred around 5 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Dunlap Avenue and Black Canyon Access Road.

Police say 85-year-old Frank J. Oclassen was headed east on Dunlap Avenue when his vehicle collided with a southbound vehicle on Black Canyon Access Road.

Oclassen died from his injuries. His passenger, a 19-year-old man, was also uninjured.

The driver of the other vehicle, a 28-year-old woman, was not hurt in the crash.

Impairment does not appear to be a factor in the crash, but police say the vehicle on Dunlap Avenue failed to stop for a red traffic light.

No further information has been released.