OPD: 1 dead after crashing into tree

Northbound Hiawassee Rd. closed at Raleigh St., police say

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ORLANDO, Fla. – One person died after a car crashed into a tree early Sunday morning, the Orlando Police Department said.

Officers responded to the single-car crash on the northbound side of Hiawassee Road around 4:17 a.m.

Police said the male driver, whose identity has not been released, was pronounced dead by the Orlando Fire Department.

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Northbound Hiawassee Road was closed at Raleigh Street. The Traffic Homicide Unit is investigating the crash.

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