Man Killed After Crashing Into Light Pole

Impact pulled concrete base of pole out of ground

View Comments ()
|
Email
|
Print

    NEWSLETTERS

    One man was killed in Richardson after his Jeep hit a light pole, ejecting him. (Published Wednesday, Jul 4, 2012)

    A 23-year-old man was killed in Richardson after his Jeep hit a light pole, ejecting him.

    Police say the man, identified as Riley Law, was heading north on North Star Road around 1:15 a.m., when he lost control.

    The Jeep Law was driving then jumped onto the center median, continued traveling about a block, finally hitting the light pole.

    The Jeep traveled another 200 feet before stopping in the north bound lanes. Law was pronounced dead on the scene.

    Police said high speed is a factor in the crash.