Police: 1 person dead after crashing into U-Haul in south Phoenix

Posted at 2:53 PM, Jan 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-20 18:47:21-05

A person is dead after crashing into a  U-Haul truck in Phoenix.

Reports first came in around 12 p.m. Friday after a pickup truck reportedly ran a red light and struck the U-Haul near 27th and Lincoln avenues, a Phoenix police spokeswoman said.

According to authorities, the driver of the pickup truck died at the scene and the U-Haul driver is hospitalized with serious injuries.

It's unknown if impairment was a factor in the crash, officials said. An investigation is ongoing.

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