Woman killed after vehicle hits pole in Richardson

The Richardson Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred late last night (Wednesday) at the intersection of W. Arapaho Road and West Shore Drive.

Richardson Fire/EMS and Police were called to the scene just after 11:00PM. Officials say a vehicle was traveling eastbound on Arapaho Road when it struck a pole near the intersection.

The impact caused the vehicle to spin out of control and come to rest in the middle of the roadway.

The driver was transported to a local hospital with major injuries, where she was later pronounced deceased. She has been identified as a 68-year-old resident of Richardson.

The accident remains under investigation.