UNION CITY-- A 45-year-old Union City man died Tuesday morning after crashing into a fence and light pole on Horner Street, authorities said.

The driver, identified as Anthony James Chavez, was driving eastbound on Horner Street near Varni Place about 11 a.m. when he lost control of his car and crashed into a light pole and chain link fence, police said. Authorities responding to the incident pronounced the man dead at the scene.

No one else was in the vehicle at the time of the crash, and no other cars were involved, police said.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation, police said, and anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Officer Mike Silva at 510-675-5292.

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