Michael Miller Killed in Freak Accident
Phoenix, Arizona—Michael Vince Miller, age 25, was killed instantly when a traffic signal pole snapped and struck him as he walked on the street. Apparently, Mr. Miller was walking at about 7:00 p.m. Sunday when two cars collided at the intersection of 15th Avenue and McDowell Road. One of the vehicles struck a traffic signal pole, causing it to snap. Police investigators say Mr. Miller was walking away from the intersection when the crash occurred. He may have been unaware the pole was falling.
Two people in the vehicles were injured and transported to a nearby hospital.
Phoenix police spokesman Sgt. Steve Martos says police are still investigating the cause of the crash.
We extend our condolences to Mr. Miller’s family and friends over this tragic loss for them.