2 killed after car hits pole

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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