By CBSBoston.com Staff

MILTON (CBS) – One person was killed when a car slammed into a utility pole and split in half in Milton early Wednesday morning.

It happened on Route 138 near Blue Hill Avenue and Canton Avenue at around 3:30 a.m. The driver, a 39-year-old man, was ejected from the vehicle after the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Milton Police say the driver hit two utility poles, both of which snapped in half and caused power lines to go down.

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The Norfolk District Attorney’s Office said speed is being investigated as a factor.

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No other information has been released at this point in the investigation.

CBSBoston.com Staff