SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (KABC) -- Two men were killed and a third man critically injured following a violent crash in Santa Clarita early Tuesday morning, authorities said.
The single-vehicle accident occurred in the 23000 block of N. Sierra Highway around 1 a.m., Sgt. David Shoemaker of the Santa Clarita Sheriff's Station said.
Shoemaker said the car slammed into a utility pole.
The two men were pronounced dead at the scene. Their names were not released pending notification of next of kin. A third man was transported to a local hospital in critical condition.
It's unclear if drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash. The investigation is ongoing.
City News Service contributed to this report
2 killed, 1 critically injured in Santa Clarita crash