2 dead, 1 hospitalized after Powelton crash

Monday, December 31, 2012

Two people are dead and one person is hospitalized after an accident in the Powelton section of Philadelphia.

The crash occurred around 10:45 p.m. at the intersection of 42nd Street and Haverford Avenue.

When officers arrived they found that a vehicle was involved in an accident and overturned. Police say the vehicle hit a wall and then crashed into parked cars.

One person, a male, was pronounced dead at the scene

Another male in his 20s was transported to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania where he was pronounced dead.

A third male, also in his 20s, was transported to the hospital in critical condition.

Police are investigating if speed was a factor in the crash. All three victims were ejected from the vehicle.

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