RUTLAND CENTER A city man died in an accident early Wednesday when his car went off the road and hit a tree on Route 12 in the town of Rutland.
Daniel A. Louise, 21, of 816 Franklin St., was traveling south on Route 12 about 1:45 a.m. when he lost control of his 2002 Toyota Camry on a curve, state police said.
He tried to regain control of the car but overcorrected and it went off the north side of the road, became airborne and hit a tree, troopers said.
Mr. Louise was pronounced dead at the scene. Speed was a factor in the crash, police said.
State police are still investigating the accident.