Driver killed in Gaston Avenue crash

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A man was killed after his car crashed into a light pole in Old East Dallas Sunday night.

Police said the man lost control of his vehicle near Gaston Avenue and Skillman Street around 10:30 p.m. The roads were wet at the time.

The driver’s side of the car caved in and firefighters had to cut the car open to get the man out.

He was the only person in the car.