FALLS CHURCH, Va. (WUSA9) -- Police said a car crash that happened early Friday morning in the Great Falls area left a 22-year-old man dead.

Authorities responded to the crash scene at 3:06 a.m. A 2009 Nissan 370Z was going westbound on Old Dominion Road and left the road near the intersection with Chinquapin Road. The car then hit a tree, police said.

The driver, Ariel Quiroga Antezana, 22, of Falls Church was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. A 21-year-old passenger was taken to hospital. Police said he has non life-threatening injuries.

The crash is under investigation, however authorities believe alcohol and speed were factors in the accident.

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