VIDEO: Speeding car crashes in Benton Harbor

Berrien County Sheriff\'s Office

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. -- UPDATE: Crash investigators say they located roadway evidence and witnesses to the crash and determined that the driver, 33-year-old Darrell Pargo Jr. of Benton Harbor, had passed multiple cars going westbound on Britian Avenue.

Authorities say as he was finishing the pass and getting back into his lane, that's when he lost control and spun out of control hitting a telephone pole.

The vehicle then spun into a second telephone pole with the driver’s side causing the pole to snap in half and sending the vehicle into the air, landing on its passenger side and coming to a stop on its wheels.

Investigators say no other vehicles were involved in the crash and speed was a factor.

Authorities say it's unknown at this time if drugs or alcohol are involved.

ORIGINAL STORY: Home security footage shows a speeding vehicle attempt to stop before the driver loses control and makes contact with a utility pole at a high rate of speed before rolling over. 

The Benton Harbor Depart of Public Safety was dispatched to a crash near Britain Avenue and Pipestone Street around 2:40 p.m. Wednesday.

On arrival officials believe the vehicle was traveling west on Britain at a high rate of speed causing the driver to lose control.

The vehicle then rolled over and sliced through a power pole. 

Authorities say the driver appears to have been killed instantly. 

The scene of the crash was handled by the Berrien County Sheriff's Department who sent an accident reconstructionist. 

BHDPS chaplains were called in to help with the crowd who was largely family members. 

The victim was transported to the pathologist's office for an autopsy. 

Police say there were no other passengers in the vehicle at the time of the crash.

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