By CBSLA Staff

LOMA LINDA (CBSLA) — Authorities say a 17-year-old boy was killed Saturday evening in a solo-vehicle crash in the Loma Linda area.

The victim, whose identity was not released, was a resident of San Bernardino.

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He was the sole occupant in a 2007 Mini Cooper he drove north on Mountain View Avenue from Barton Road. Deputies say the car continued at a high rate of speed and lost control north of the intersection at Redlands Boulevard.

It was then that the car traveled onto the shoulder of Mountain View and collided with a fire hydrant and power pole.

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The teenager was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.

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Anyone who witnessed the collision was asked to call deputies M. Harrison and S. Chau at (909) 387-3545.