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One Person Dead after Car Crashes into a Tree in Springfield

A man is dead after his car crashed into a tree along Trafficway in Springfield.

27-year-old Springfield-native Luis Ocampo Venegas was driving eastbound on Trafficway Friday morning at around 2 a.m. when he lost control, went off the road and hit the tree.

A passenger in the vehicle was transported to the hospital with serious injuries, while Venegas was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation into the crash is ongoing at this time.