Officials: Man killed during fiery crash in North Philadelphia

Police say the man eventually lost control and slammed into a pole near Lehigh Avenue, where the vehicle caught fire.
PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Police are investigating after a man was killed during a fiery crash in North Philadelphia.

Officials say the man was speeding in his minivan on Roosevelt Boulevard Saturday right around 7:30 a.m.

The van was reportedly seen on the 2700 block of North Broad Street, weaving in and out of traffic.

Police say he eventually lost control and slammed into a pole near Lehigh Avenue, where the vehicle caught fire.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

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