Published: Jul 26, 2014 7:33 PM EDT
Updated: Jul 26, 2014 11:50 PM EDT

Lehigh Acres, FL.-Deputies have identified the driver of a deadly crash in Lehigh Acres as 26 year-old Kyle Kashner.

The crash happened in the 2500 block of Lee Boulevard. Reporter Jamie Ostroff was on scene after the crash and said there is a person dead inside a car. Pictures show a silver Pontiac Grand Prix wrapped around a tree. Later in the day, the sheriff's confirmed the identity of Kashner.

Witnesses told WINK News moments before the crash, the driver of the car was speeding. Several people also said the roads were slick at the time of the accident. 

The release stated the driver was traveling eastbound on Lee Boulevard at a high rate speed and attempted to traverse a curve, when he struck the tree. The sheriff's released stated a preliminary investigation revealed speed and and wet roads were contributing factors in the crash.