Ward Aron Stearns Jr., 22, died at the scene in the 100 block of East Foothill Boulevard at 3:34 a.m., San Bernardino County coroner's officials said.
Rialto police came to the area at 3:23 a.m. after receiving a call about the crash. Stearns was driving a 2007 Toyota east when he hit the pole. He was not wearing a seatbelt.
Paramedics took a passenger to a hospital for treatment.
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