A man crashed through a light pole and hit a Jacaranda tree in Watts Saturday after he suffered a medical emergency while driving and died.

The crash occurred about 5 p.m. at Century Boulevard and Grandee Avenue, according to the watch commander at the Los Angeles Police Department’s South Traffic Division.

Investigators believe the man was unconscious before the crash, he said.

Firefighters pronounced the man dead at the scene, the sergeant said. The man’s name was not released pending notification of relatives.

There were no other injuries, he said.

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