SYLMAR (CNS) – A man was killed Wednesday, Aug. 26,  when his vehicle slammed into a freeway underpass pillar in Sylmar, authorities said.

The accident occurred in the 12600 block of Paxton Street at 12:38 a.m., the California Highway Patrol reported.

The driver lost control of his vehicle on the eastbound Foothill (210) Freeway near the junction with the Ronald Reagan (118) Freeway and struck a pillar near the offramp, added an officer with the Los Angeles Police Department’s Valley Traffic Division.