KANNAPOLIS, N.C. -- One person died in a car accident Tuesday afternoon when their car struck a telephone pole.

The accident occurred westbound on Lane Street between Evelyn and Laura Avenues.

The driver was a 43-year-old male who died at the scene. The name of the driver has not been released yet pending notification of his family.

Kannapolis Police Officers are currently reconstructing the accident to determine what caused the accident.

Lane Street between Bostian Avenue and Laura Avenue will be closed for approximately two to three hours. Detour signs are currently up redirecting traffic.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.