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PHOENIX -- A freak accident in Phoenix has claimed the life of a 25-year-old man.

Police said the man was killed instantly Sunday evening when he was struck by a falling light pole. It fell after being hit by one of two vehicles involved in a collision at a midtown intersection.

Police said the pedestrian was walking away from the intersection and may not have seen the pole coming down.

The victim's identity was not released immediately.

Injuries to people in the vehicles involved in the collision were not life-threatening.

Associated Press,

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