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1 Dead, 1 Injured In Northeast Philly Crash

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — One man is dead and another was injured in a single vehicle crash in Northeast Philadelphia.

The accident happened around 4 a.m. Sunday in the 9300 block of Krewstown Road in the Bustleton section of the city.

Police say the driver of an SUV was speeding when he lost control of the vehicle, hit a curb and struck a fire hydrant. According to authorities, the SUV continued into the parking lot of the Krewstown Shopping Center and then struck a trash dumpster. Both the SUV and dumpster went airborne and landed in the drive-thru lanes of a Citizen’s Bank.

A 28-year old man, who was a passenger in the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver, a 23-year-old man, was rushed to Aria Torresdale Hospital in serious condition.

There was no damage to the bank.

The crash remains under investigation.

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