2 killed after car hits pole - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

2 killed after car hits pole

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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

Two people were killed in a crash Monday morning after the vehicle they were in struck a utility pole. 

The crash happened around 3 a.m. on Jackson Avenue at the corner of Belvedere Boulevard.

The victims, 27-year-old Jamelda Short and 24-year-old Jarquis Burks, were pronounced dead on the scene. 

Police say speeding was the cause of the accident. 

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