An unidentified man was killed early Sunday when the car in which he was a passenger veered off the road and struck a utility pole in Hyattsville, Prince George’s County police said.

The accident happened at about 2 a.m. when the car, which was southbound on Riggs Road near Amherst Road, left the the highway for reasons that are still under investigation, police said.

Both occupants were taken to the hospital, where the passenger was pronounced dead. The driver suffered non-life threatening injuries, police said. No further details were available.

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