One dies in Tempe crash

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By Andrew Michalscheck By Andrew Michalscheck

TEMPE, Ariz. -- One person is dead following an automobile accident in Tempe Saturday afternoon.

Police said a man driving a Nissan pickup truck sideswiped a van at Rural and Minton, and then rolled into a power pole.

The man did not survive the crash.

The power poles came dangerously close to falling down, and had to be repaired by SRP.

A total of three cars were involved in the crash, while four people had to be taken to the hospital.