CABARRUS COUNTY, N.C. – State troopers are investigating a fatal crash in Cabarrus County.

According to NC Highway Patrol, troopers responded to an accident at the intersection of Lower Rocky River Road and Morrison Road just before 5 a.m.

A witness told NBC Charlotte that the driver was going too fast and ran off the road before hitting a tree. Officials say the driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officials have not identified the victim.