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One person was killed and two people seriously injured when their car hit a power pole this morning in Lewiston.

The identities of victims, all females under the age of 21, were not released pending notification of relatives.

State Police Lt. Kevin Barnas said the accident occurred about 6 a.m. on Walmore Road on the Tuscarora Reservation. The vehicle carrying the three victims was northbound on Walmore when it went off the east shoulder of the road and hit the power pole and flipped over several times, ejecting all three occupants, Barnas said.

One of the occupants was pronouced dead at the scene. The other two were airlifted to Erie County Medical Center, where one was listed in critical condition and the other listed as stable early today.

The accident was still being investigated by members of the State Police Reconstruction Team and the State Bureau of Criminal Investigation, who were still at the scene late this morning.