Police: 1 dead, 1 hurt after head-on crash in Phoenix

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Around 1:30 a.m., a man was driving eastbound on McDowell Road near 10th Street when he crossed into the westbound lanes, colliding with another vehicle. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Around 1:30 a.m., a man was driving eastbound on McDowell Road near 10th Street when he crossed into the westbound lanes, colliding with another vehicle. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -

A man is dead and a woman is hurt after a head-on crash in Phoenix early Friday morning, according to authorities.

Around 1:30 a.m., a 28-year-old man was driving eastbound on McDowell Road near 10th Street when he crossed into the westbound lanes, colliding with another vehicle.

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Firefighters pronounced the man deceased at the scene.

The 38-year-old woman in the other vehicle was transported to a local hospital. Authorities said she is expected to survive her injuries.

Phoenix police say that speed does not appear to be a factor. According to police, the woman was not impaired. 

A hard closure is in place on McDowell Road between 10th and 12th streets.

The cause of the collision is under investigation.

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