DALLAS -- A detention officer with the Dallas County Sheriff's Office was killed in a crash Wednesday night.

Dallas police are investigating the incident, which took place at about 10:30 p.m. on Spur 408 near West Illinois Avenue. Officials say a car was heading northbound when the driver lost control and hit a pillar underneath a bridge.

A sergeant with the Dallas County Sheriff's Office confirmed to WFAA that the victim was a detention officer with the Dallas County jail.

He's been identified as 51-year-old Kenneth Luckey.

Several Dallas County sheriff's deputies were spotted at the scene.

No other injuries were reported.