09/13/2014 02:48 EDT | Updated 11/13/2014 05:59 EST

Boundary Road crash claims man's life

One man is dead after a losing control of his car on Boundary Road in Burnaby shortly before midnight Friday.

RCMP say the man's black sedan was headed south on Boundary Road when it crossed the road way and slammed into a pole near the Marine Drive overpass.

He was the lone occupant of the car.

Burnaby police say speed was a factor in the crash.