Vehicle hits utility pole killing two people

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A single vehicle crash killed both the driver and passenger after hitting a utility pole.

It happened about 2:50 a.m. Saturday on the near east side. Crews were called to Dearborn St. and Massachusetts Ave. on a report of an accident with entrapment.

Police say only one car was involved in the accident.

Officials believe the car was traveling westbound on Massachusetts Avenue, failed to make the turn onto Dearborn, veered off the road and hit a utility pole.

A male passenger of the Pontiac Grand Am was pronounced dead at the scene.

The female driver was taken to Wishard Hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

The identities of the deceased are being withheld pending notification to family.