Speed a Factor in Deadly Crash

Colorado Springs police say speed was a factor in an overnight crash that cost the driver his life.

The wreck happened on Charlotte parkway, near Powers and Barnes Tuesday night. Police tell us the driver lost control and hit a tree in the median. The driver was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Police don't suspect alcohol or drugs as factors in the crash. The intersection was closed for several hours while police investigated, it has since re-opened.

The name of the driver has not been released.