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Update: Feb. 10, 2014

Police have identified the victim of a Sunday morning accident as 32-year-old Hobert Mitchell of Oak Ridge.

Previous story: Feb. 9, 2014

(WBIR- Oak Ridge) Oak Ridge police said a driver was killed after speeding down the road and crashing into a utility pole early Sunday morning.

ORPD said a patrol officer spotted the driver near Highland Avenue and Hillside Road, around 4:30 a.m., travelling at a high rate of speed before losing control and hitting the pole.

Officers said the driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

ORPD is waiting to identify the victim until family members are notified.

No passengers were in the SUV.

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