HARRIS COUNTY -

A man is dead after crashing his car into a power pole in northwest Harris County.

According to Harris County sheriff’s deputies, the driver lost control of his car while weaving in and out of traffic on West Little York and Petro Park around 12:15 a.m. Wednesday.

Officials said the man's Cadillac skidded into a ditch and flipped before slamming into a wooden utility pole.

The crash splintered the pole into three pieces.

Authorities said the driver died at the scene.

Deputies said a toxicology test will determine whether alcohol played a role in the accident.