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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — One person is dead and another was injured after a car slammed into a tree along Roosevelt Boulevard in Northeast Philadelphia.

It happened around 2 a.m. Saturday in the southbound outer lanes near Benner Street.

Police say the driver lost control of his vehicle and struck a tree.

Authorities say a 21-year-old female passenger was killed in the crash.

The driver, 22, was taken to the hospital with a leg injury.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

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