GASTONIA, N.C. -- A driver headed through Gastonia crashed and died late Friday night.
Driver killed in Gastonia crash
It happened just after 11 p.m. at West Davidson Avenue and North Weldon Street.
Gastonia Police say the driver, 31-year-old Brandon Dreher, lost control of his 2008 Nissan Altima while traveling west on West Davidson Avenue.
Dreher ran off the road, struck a tree and was ejected. Gastonia Police say he was not wearing a seatbelt. Dreher was pronounced dead at the scene.
Speed is a contributing factor in the crash, according to investigators.
Anyone with more information on the crash can call 704-866-6702.
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