Man plows pickup truck into pole

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PHOENIX -- A man is in the hospital after slamming his pickup truck into a pole during a late-night drive.

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Man hospitalized after early morning wreck - A man is in the hospital after apparently losing control of his vehicle and slamming into a pole early Monday morning.

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It happened at about 3 a.m. near 35th Avenue and McDowell Road.

According to police, a witness saw the driver lose control of the truck, which was going about 50 mph, just before is plowed into the pole.

The man was the only person in the truck. While he did hit his head, he was coherent when rescue crews arrived on the scene.

The driver, whose name has not been released, was taken to a local hospital.