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Speeding driver dies crashing into pole

ABC7 Eyewitness News HD covering Los Angeles and Southern California.

November 6, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Police say a speeding driver died Saturday when his car hit an electrical pole, causing the car to be split in two and the driver to be ejected.Oxnard police responded to a crash about 2:30 p.m. in the 3100 block of Sturgis Road in Oxnard.

Police said they found Robert James Musgrove, 23, of Oxnard, had died as a result of the collision. He was alone in the car, according to authorities.

Officials said witnesses told police that Musgrove was traveling in a Nissan Altima eastbound on Sturgis Road aggressively trying to pass other cars before he collided with the pole.

Police said they are investigating the cause of the crash.