CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- CMPD officers are investigating a fatal crash that occurred early Saturday morning on Mount Holly-Huntersville Road.

According to officials, the driver of a GMC Envoy was pronounced dead by Medic after running off the road, hitting a tree and being ejected from the vehicle.

"Speed and alcohol use appear to be factors in this crash," CMPD said.

The crash occurred at 12:35 a.m. near the 7500 block of Mt. Holly-Huntersville Road. Authorities are currently investigating.

Any witnesses to the crash are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.