Driver killed in early Sunday crash

A driver was killed early Sunday after their vehicle struck a tree.

A preliminary investigation by police found that around 1:58 a.m. Sunday a blue Acura passenger car was travelling east on East Taylor Road approaching Martin Luther King Jr. Beltway when the driver for unknown reasons left the roadway and impacted a tree at the entrance of Victoria Gardens.

The driver of the Acura was pronounced deceased at the scene by EVAC.

The name of the deceased has not been released at this time pending the notification of the next of kin.