LOWER OXFORD TOWNSHIP, Pa. (CBS) – One person was killed and two were seriously injured in an overnight car accident near Lincoln University.

Around midnight, a 2004 Chevy Impala was traveling on Ashmun Avenue when the driver lost control and crashed into a tree. The car burst into flames upon impact.

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The driver, identified as 21-year-old Phillip E. Tomsic, was transported to Crozer-Chester Medical Center with major injuries.

One passenger, Kadeem Fulmore, 21, from Rochester, NY, was also transported to Crozer with major injuries.

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Another passenger, Anthony V. Washington, 21, from Forest Hills, NY, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of the accident is unknown at this time, but PA police are investigating. Anyone who witnessed the crash or the events prior to it is asked to call the State Police Avondale Station at 610-268-2022.

Initial indications are that the driver and passengers were not wearing seatbelts.

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Reported by Chelsea Karnash, CBSPhilly