By CBSBoston.com Staff

EAST BOSTON (CBS) – One person was killed and several others were hurt in a crash in East Boston overnight, police said.

Investigators have not released much information about the crash, which they said happened around 1 a.m. on Chelsea Street near Coughlin Bypass Road.

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An SUV hit a utility pole and was severely damaged. A child car seat was on the ground nearby but police confirmed no children were in the car at the time.

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Boston EMS told WBZ-TV five people were taken to the hospital after the crash. One person was seriously hurt, the others have non-life-threatening injuries.

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No other information is available at this point in the investigation.

CBSBoston.com Staff