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Beloit man dies after speeding car crashed

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BELOIT (WKOW) -- A Beloit man has died after he crashed his vehicle into a pole in Beloit early Sunday morning.

According to the City of Beloit Police Department, an officer attempted to stop the victim who was speeding on Roosevelt Avenue around 2 a.m. Sunday.

The vehicle hit another car before hitting a utility pole, which cut the vehicle in half.  The other car was heavily damaged.

Both the driver and passenger of the vehicle ejected after hitting the pole.  The two were critically injured, but the driver later died at the hospital.

The driver is a 22-year-old man from Beloit.  The passenger, a 22-year-old woman from Beloit, is still being treated at the hospital.

The two occupants in the other damaged vehicle were not hurt.

The accident is still under investigation.  More information will be available later.

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