Driver killed in high speed crash along north Dallas roadway

The Dallas Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred overnight in the 9500 block of Midway Road near Clover Lane.

Officials say a man was driving a sports car on Midway Road at a high rate of speed when he struck the median and hit a light pole. The impact of the crash caused the light pole and concrete base to wrap around the vehicle. The wreckage came to rest a half block from the impact site and caught fire.

The driver was pronounced deceased at the scene by Dallas Fire Rescue paramedics.

The crash remains under investigation.