Phoenix driver killed in crash on Loop 101

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PHOENIX -- A 25-year-old Phoenix man died after his car hit a pole on Loop 101 near the 56th Street exit ramp Sunday afternoon.

According to the Department of Public Safety, Micah Kaplan was in the HOV lane or left lane when his vehicle suddenly swerved across all lanes for unknown reasons.

The 2006 Ford four-door sedan left the paved roadway and entered the gravel near the 56th Street exit ramp. The vehicle spun approximately 90 degrees and struck a pole.

Kaplan was declared dead at the scene. He was the sole occupant of the vehicle.