Trinidad Express /  A MAN was killed after his vehicle slammed into an electricity pole on the highway in Caroni on Tuesday.

The victim, who is yet to be identified, was taken to hospital where succumbed to his injuries.

The crash occurred at around 1 p.m. along the north bound lane of the Uriah Butler Highway.

Police said the man lost control of a Nissan Versa and slammed head on into the pole.

The vehicle spun and landed in the bushes.

Officers of the Highway Patrol Division and Chaguanas CID responded.

The death was recorded as the 80th road fatality for the year.

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