Photos: Car crashes into light pole in north St. Louis

Photos: Car crashes into light pole in north St. Louis

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According to police, a car crashed into a light pole at Hall and Adelaide killing one person around 1:40 a.m. Friday

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by Stephanie Baumer / KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on May 23, 2014 at 5:43 AM

(KMOV.com) – Both directions of Hall St. in north St. Louis were closed early Friday morning after a car crashed into a light pole killing one person and injuring another.

According to police, a car crashed into a light pole at Hall and Adelaide around 1:40 a.m.

Police said there were two people trapped in the vehicle who had to be extricated.

Witnesses said the car was speeding, tried passing and then lost control while trying to get back over.  

One person was killed in the single vehicle accident. The other person was transported to the hospital in an unknown condition.

No other details were immediately available.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.  

Authorities reopened the northbound section of Hall St. around 5:40 a.m.

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