ARLINGTON, TX – Police say a driver was killed when his car crashed in Arlington early Tuesday morning, reports the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

Police responded to the 2000 block of West Green Oaks Boulevard following the accident at about 1:35 a.m.

According to investigators, a 39-year-old man was driving northbound in a Hyundai Sonata when he drove onto the center median, over a street sign and crashed into a tree.  The vehicle caught fire upon impact.

Officers pulled the driver from the vehicle, but he was pronounced dead after being transported to an area hospital.  The victim was identified as Lawtray Londrell Mitchell of Fort Worth.

Police believe speed was a contributing factor in the crash.

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