A man was killed and his passengers injured when his vehicle slammed into a telephone pole early Sunday in eastern Baltimore County, police said.

Baltimore County police said the single-vehicle crash happened around 1:30 a.m. at Earls and Ebenezer roads, in Middle River. The two passengers, also male, were taken to local hospitals with what police believe are non-life-threatening injuries.

Police are withholding names until family members are notified.

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