The man, a passenger in the car that left the road near the Port of Tacoma, was 19 years old.

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A 19-year-old man died after the car he was riding in struck a power pole on Interstate 5 near the Port of Tacoma off ramp early Saturday.

Elias J. Solis of Roslyn was killed when car crashed just before 12:30 a.m.

The driver, a 25-year-old from Tacoma, was heading north on I-5 when he tried to take the exit to the Port of Tacoma. He lost control of the car and hit a wooden utility pole, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Other passengers included two men, ages 26 and 25, both from Tacoma.

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The 26-year old was taken to Madigan Army Medical Center. The driver and 25-year-old were taken to Tacoma General Hospital.

All but the driver were wearing seatbelts.

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