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ST. LOUIS (KSDK) – One person is dead and another has been critically injured in an early morning accident on Hall Street.

The accident occurred around 1:40 a.m. at the intersection of Hall and Adelaide.

A car driving at high speeds attempted to pass another car in the right lane, lost control and went across the left and hit a pole, according to St. Louis police.

Aaron Clark, 26, who drove the car, died and the 20-year-old passenger had to be extricated and taken to the hospital. He remains in critical/unstable condition.

Police are continuing to investigate.

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