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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A car ran off the road and struck a power pole on Yorkmont Road near the Farmer s Market at about 10:30 Saturday morning, killing one passenger and seriously injuring three others.

The accident knocked out power to the area around Billy Graham Parkway, and the traffic light near the Billy Graham Library went dark.

A MEDIC spokesman says ambulances took three passengers to the hospital, two with life threatening injuries.

The victim has not been identified.

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