Scottsdale PD: Driver dies after hitting tree

Posted at 3:43 PM, Apr 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-17 23:54:19-04

Scottsdale police are investigating after a car crashed into a tree Sunday morning.

Officers responded at 11 a.m. for a crash at 100th Street and Vogel. Investigators determined the car was traveling "at a high rate of speed" when it failed to stop at the stop sign of a T intersection and hit a tree.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

The area around the crash scene was closed for about four hors, police said.