A 22-year man was killed early Saturday morning in Northeast Philadelphia when his car struck a light pole at the intersection of Roosevelt Boulevard and Holme Avenue and split in half.

Police identified the victim of the 12:30 a.m. accident as Rasheed Blaknight of the 2200 block of W. Yelland St. An unidentified passenger in the car, also 22, was taken to Aria Health - Torresdale hospital in critical condition.

- Harold Brubaker