ARLINGTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – On Tuesday, November 16, at 1:35 a.m., the Arlington Police Department responded to a single car crash in the 2000 block of West Green Oaks Blvd.

Investigators believe the driver of a Hyundai Sonata, a 39-year-old male, was traveling northbound on West Green Oaks, when he drove onto the center median, over a street sign, and into a tree. The vehicle caught fire upon impact.

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Officers pulled the driver out of the vehicle and he was transported to the hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

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Investigators believe speed was a factor in the crash.

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office will identify the deceased once next of kin have been notified.

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