Two Dead After Car Slams Into Utility Pole

power poleMESA, AZ – Two people were killed Sunday morning when their vehicle crashed into a utility pole in east Mesa.

According to Fox 10 Phoenix, the fatal accident happened at about 6:45 p.m. near 8th Avenue and Balboa Drive. The driver lost control of the vehicle, which hit a power pole and then caught fire in the roadway.

Both of the vehicle’s unidentified occupants were pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators believe the driver was traveling at a high rate of speed prior to the fatal crash.

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