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Two Dead In North Philadelphia Crash

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) –  Two people are confirmed dead after a two-car accident at Broad and Allegheny Streets in North Philadelphia on Sunday evening.

Police say the accident happened around 8:45 p.m. when a vehicle heading east along Allegheny Street was broadsided by second vehicle which had run a red light, ramming the first vehicle into a light pole.

Emergency officials responded to the scene of the accident where they found two people trapped inside the eastbound vehicle.

Both victims were removed from the vehicle. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The passenger was transported to Temple Hospital and later pronounced dead.

Police say the driver of the second vehicle, who ran the red light, suffered minor scrapes and bruises.

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