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Deputies identify man killed in single vehicle crash

Posted at 2:21 PM, Oct 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-03 17:21:32-04

Deputies from the Pima County Sheriff Department are investigating after a man was killed in a single-vehicle crash Monday.

Deputies say at 4:20 a.m. they responded to a single-vehicle crash near Sabino Canyon Road and Shoreline Drive. 

As deputies arrived, they learned that 78-year-old Nandlal Patel was driving northbound on Sabino Canyon Road when he went off the roadway and hit a Tucson Electric Power electrical box.

Authorities found Patel unresponsive and began performing CPR.

Rural/Metro Fire Department transported Patel to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.