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A 25-year-old woman died Friday after losing control of her vehicle and hitting a light pole on Detroit's northwest side.

The woman was traveling eastbound on 7 Mile near Berg about 5 p.m. Friday when she struck the pole, splitting it and her vehicle in half, police said. 

The woman was ejected from the vehicle. She was taken to a nearby hospital were she was pronounced dead, police said. No other passengers were in the car.

Speed was a factor in the crash and police continue to investigate how it happened.

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