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ELLWOOD CITY (KDKA) — A 19-year-old died after his car plunged over a hillside in Lawrence County late Saturday night.

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Police say the Union Township man was driving south on Bridge Street in Ellwood City, travelling about 40 to 50 mph, when he lost his brakes.

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He crossed over several streets, went through a parking lot and went over a 150-foot embankment. The car hit several trees and eventually rolled over and landed on its roof.

The 19-year-old was ejected from the vehicle and killed. His identity has not been released.

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Two female passengers were able to get out of the vehicle and climb back up the hill. They were taken to a local hospital, where they were treated and released.