Car crashes into utility pole; 1 dead

July 17, 2011 7:29:07 PM PDT
One person is dead after a car crashed into a utility pole in Orange County, New York.

Police say the car struck a guardrail and then a utility pole on Scotchtown Collabar Road.

The pole snapped and landed on top of the car trapping two people inside for hours.

Rescue crews used a crane to lift the pole off of the car.

The driver was killed.

One passenger was seriously injured, another passenger escaped unharmed.