A man is dead after his vehicle collided with a light standard on the Deerfoot Trail at a high rate of speed early Sunday morning.
Police say that around the vehicle was travelling northbound on Deerfoot Trail at a high rate of speed and struck the light standard approaching the 64th Avenue on-ramp.
The vehicle broke apart into several pieces due to the impact.
The driver was killed at the scene.
The CPS Traffic Section continues to investigate this incident and northbound Deerfoot trail was closed since the time of the collision and police expected it to re-open around 6 a.m.
Police are not releasing the identity of the driver at this time.
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