(Richland, WA) -- Three are dead after a car crashes into a light pole off George Washington Way and Jadwin in Richland early Sunday morning. Police there say this happened around 2:45, the car sheared in half after the driver impaled it in the pole. The victims were pronounced dead at the scene, a 4th victim was rushed to the hospital and is in stable condition. Alcohol appears to be factor. The road was closed for several hours as authorities conducted the investigation. No word on the identities of the victims who died.

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