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GREENSBORO, N.C. — One person is dead after a wreck that brought down a light pole and left a vehicle in an embankment, police report.

At about 4 a.m., police responded to a traffic hazard on Summit Avenue, near Phillips Avenue.

At the scene, officers found a light pole knocked down and a vehicle that had rolled down an embankment.

The only person who had been in the vehicle was thrown out during the crash and was already dead when police arrived.