Man Dies in Solo Crash in Cape Girardeau

A man died in a crash on Sunday morning. Police say officers responded to the 2800 block of Lynwood Hills around 5:20 a.m. on Sunday, March 15 for a report of a tree on fire. When they arrived, officers found a dark blue passenger car that hit a tree in a residential yard. The Cape Girardeau Fire Department responded and extinguished the fire. Police say they discovered the driver was the only occupant in the vehicle. They say he died on-scene near the time of impact. The Cape Girardeau County Coroner’s Office is working to make a positive identification and notify family members. An investigation into the crash is ongoing.

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