A man is dead after a crash in north Phoenix early Thursday morning.
Police responded to the area of 25th Avenue and Greenway Road around 2:30 a.m. after receiving reports of a single-car collision in the area.
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Investigators say the driver, 31-year-old Marco Rodriguez, was heading eastbound on Greenway Road from the Interstate 17 underpass when he hit the sidewalk, drove up an embankment and struck a street light pole.
Rodriguez was hospitalized and later died of his injuries, police said.
Impairment is suspected in the crash, officials said. An investigation remains ongoing.