BERKELEY (CBS SF) — A driver was taken to a hospital with fatal injuries after crashing into a light post at a busy Berkeley intersection Tuesday morning, police said.

Officers responded around 9:20 a.m. to a report of a solo-vehicle crash at the intersection of San Pablo and Ashby avenues.

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Because of the severity of the collision, the Berkeley Police Department’s Fatal Accident Investigation Team (FAIT) is handling the investigation.

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The investigation into the crash closed the intersection for about four hours. It reopened as of about 1:25 p.m., police said.

Police confirmed shortly before 2 p.m. that the driver had died from his injuries.

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More details about the crash or the driver’s condition were not immediately available from Berkeley police.