Man dies in single-vehicle crash in east Arlington

The Arlington Police Department is investigating a single-vehicle fatality accident that occurred overnight in the 1900 block of E. Arkansas Lane.

Police say a vehicle was eastbound on Arkansas Lane when it left the roadway and struck a pole and a tree. The vehicle also impacted a gas line, resulting in a gas leak.

The driver, who was the sole occupant in the vehicle, was pronounced deceased at the scene. Officials say the victim was a man in his 30’s.

Lanes of Arkansas Lane were closed around 2:30AM overnight while police investigated the scene and worked to cap the gas leak.

“It is believed that the driver may have lost control due to traveling at a high rate of speed,” says Arlington PD.