Falling light pole struck by vehicle kills man

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Posted: Sep 16, 2013 11:08 AM

PHOENIX (AP) — A freak accident in Phoenix has claimed the life of a 25-year-old man.

Police say the man was killed instantly Sunday evening when he was struck by a falling light pole. It fell after being hit by one of two vehicles involved in a collision at a midtown intersection.

Police say the pedestrian was walking away from the intersection and might not have seen the pole falling.

The victim's identity wasn't immediately released.

Injuries to people in the vehicles involved in the collision were not life-threatening.