TOWN OF POUGHKEEPSIE – Police continue to investigate a one-car fatal crash that occurred just before 7 a.m. Sunday at the intersection of East Cedar Street and Violet Avenue in the Town of Poughkeepsie.
Police said the vehicle left the roadway at a high rate of speed and ran into a wooded area striking a tree. The vehicle then caught fire.
The driver, whose name police did not immediately release, was the sole occupant in the vehicle.
Town of Poughkeepsie Police were assisted at the scene by the Fairview Fire Department, Dutchess County Medical Examiner’s Office, State Department of Transportation and town highway department.
Anyone with information is asked to call Town of Poughkeepsie Police at 845-485-3666.