LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY)– Lafayette Police are investigating a fatal crash that happened in the 1800 block of E. Pinhook Road. The crash happened around 2:45 a.m.

According to police, this was a single vehicle crash involving one person, who has been identified as Jmarius Charles, 30, of Lafayette.

The crash was a result of the vehicle traveling eastbound on E. Pinhook Road at an undetermined rate of speed which struck the cement curb and went off the roadway. The vehicle continued through several yards before coming to rest after striking a tree. The driver died as a result of his injuries sustained from the accident. 

This is an ongoing investigation.