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.READ MORE: Tens Of Thousands Help In Massive Beach Cleanup Effort Saturday
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.READ MORE: Man Shot to Death In Los Angeles
The teenager was pronounced dead at the scene.
The crash remains under investigation.MORE NEWS: LA County Reports First Death From West Nile Virus This Season
Anyone who witnessed the collision was asked to call deputies M. Harrison and S. Chau at (909) 387-3545.