Driver killed after crashing into utility poles in Milton, splitting car in two

MILTON, Mass. — A car was split in two after crashing into a utility pole on Route 138 in Milton early Wednesday morning, killing the driver.

Police responded to the crash just before 3:30 a.m. Wednesday. A sedan drove off the road and hit two utility poles, causing the car to split in two.

Officials say the 39-year-old driver, who was the only person in the car, was ejected from the car and did not survive the crash. His name has not been released.

The utility poles were also knocked over.

Police blocked off Blue Hill Ave from Brush Hill Road to Canton Ave to investigate the cause of the crash.

The road remains blocked off as utility crews work to repair the poles.

Officials tell Boston 25 News they believe speed was a factor.

The crash is under investigation.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates as more information becomes available.

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