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1 dead, 1 hospitalized in Tolleson collision

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TOLLESON, Ariz. -

A 44-year-old Chandler man was killed Thursday night when he was involved in a collision with another driver.

It happened at 83rd Ave and Buckeye Road about 8:15 p.m.

According to Maricopa County Sheriff's Lieutenant Brandon Jones, the man was driving east on Buckeye Road in a 2007 Chevy half-ton pickup when he attempted to turn left into the QT parking lot to beat the oncoming traffic.

He was hit by a 1998 Nissan Maxima passenger car, and was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim was identified as Mark Jones of Chandler.

The driver of the Maxima was hospitalized with moderate but non-life threatening injuries.

Impairment is not expected, but speed is unknown. The investigation is ongoing.

Buckeye Road is closed at 83rd Ave.

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