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Driver slams into pole, killed in fiery crash in Hastings

St. Johns Fire Rescue confirms 1 dead in overnight crash

St. Johns Fire Rescue respond to deadly crash
St. Johns Fire Rescue respond to deadly crash

HASTINGS, Fla. – A driver died early Friday morning in a fiery single-car crash in Hastings, according to the St. Johns Fire Rescue department.

The crash took place just before 3 a.m. on Hastings Boulevard in the Flagler Estates area. 

Firefighters say the driver slammed into a pole before the car was engulfed in flames. They arrived to find the driver had died at the scene, Capt Bob Snell said.

The Sheriff's Office said the driver was the only occupant of the car and they were working to identify the person.