CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio (WTVN) -- A man is dead after his vehicle struck a concrete railroad bridge abutment and burst into flames near Circleville Sunday afternoon.

The Pickaway County Sheriff's Office says the driver, who was pronounced dead at the scene on North Court Street, will have to be identified through forensic testing because of the severity of his injuries.

Authorities say the driver was traveling at a high rate of speed and there was no visible indication he attempted to brake.

The man was not wearing a seat belt.