The collision was reported at 3:11 p.m., according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.
The vehicle involved is a Subaru with Nevada license plates that appeared to have been northbound when it left the east side of the highway.
Skid marks showed where the Subaru skidded back onto the highway and across the oncoming lane and into the power pole.
Highway 88 was down to one lane as NHP troopers conducted their investigation.
The Nevada Department of Transportation conducted traffic control.