One person was killed in an accident in East St. Louis Monday afternoon.

A car hit a pole near the intersection of 19th and Parsons. Police in East St. Louis said they were attempted to stop the driver of the white vehicle, but it sped off. The crash happened just a few blocks from where the initial traffic stop happened.

Police confirm one person was killed, but have not said what led to the accident.

Other details were not immediately known.

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