Courtesy/Austin Fire Dept., Twitter

AUSTIN, Texas — One man is dead and another injured after a car crash into a power pole in East Austin early Thursday morning, Austin police report.

Austin-Travis County EMS said two men were inside that car in 3300 block of Northeast Drive and that the accident happened just after midnight.

ATCEMS were able to extract the driver who was sent to the hospital, however the passenger was pronounced dead on the scene.

Reports indicated that the power was knocked out for hours in the area.

The accident is under investigation. No further details were provided at this time.