One dead after car hits tree in west Charlotte

One person has died following a single vehicle crash in west Charlotte early Sunday.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police say they responded to the call at 1:06 am on Billy Graham Pkwy. near Westmont Dr. and located a Mitsubishi Endeavor that ran off the road and struck a tree.

Crawford Junior Deveaux, 43, was not wearing a seatbelt and was thrown from his vehicle upon impact, according to police. He was pronounced deceased on scene by Medic.

Police say that speed was a factor in the crash and that they are working to determine if alcohol was a factor, as well.