Driver dies after hitting light pole near Marquette campus

CREATED Mar 19, 2014

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MILWAUKEE -- A 63-year-old man died after the car he was driving hit a light pole Tuesday night.

The incident happened around 11:45 p.m. at the intersection of 16th and Clybourn Streets.

Police said the man was traveling slowly northbound on 16th Street, struck a light pole and then came to rest against a monument on the Marquette Campus. 

He was alone in the vehicle.
 
The driver has not yet been identified.