A driver was killed early Tuesday when he lost control of his car while rocketing down a north side street at a high rate of speed and slammed into a utility pole, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports.
Police say the man was speeding down East Ramsey Rd. between US 281 and San Pedro about 3AM. They say he lost control of the car, jumped a curb at the San Pedro intersection and took out the light pole, knocking out power to the surrounding area.
EMS pronounced the driver dead at the scene. Nobody else was in the vehicle.