Driver dies in high speed crash near Denton

The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatality accident that occurred along Highway 380 west of Denton late Thursday night.

At around 10:30pm, multiple emergency responders were called to the scene on Highway 380 near Nail Road.

Traffic investigators say the driver of a vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed when the vehicle lost control after hitting a curb and collided with a pole.

The driver, identified as a 26-year-old individual, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Lanes of Highway 380 were closed while police investigated the scene.

Thanks to Weston Campbell for the photo (no vehicles pictured).