PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- A teen was going too fast and crashed into a pole and died, Phoenix police said.

The crash happened near 91st and Indianola avenues around 5 a.m. on Wednesday.

The driver, later identified as 19-year-old Efrain Gutierrez, was speeding when he drove partially onto the sidewalk and slammed into a utility pole, according to police.

He died at the scene.

91st Avenue was closed between Indian School Road and Columbus Avenue while police investigated.

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It's unclear if impairment was a factor.

 


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