Man killed by crash near I-75, Moores Mill Road Sunday morning

A fatal early morning car crash on Interstate 75 is under investigation.

Atlanta police say a Toyota Corolla was traveling northbound on the interstate when the driver took the exit onto Moores Mill Road at a high rate of speed, causing him to lose control.

Police say he left the roadway and crashed into a tree.

The 24-year-old driver had to be extricated from the car just after 6:30 a.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

His passenger, a 33-year-old woman, was rushed to the hospital for treatment. Police did not provide information on her current condition.

Neither of them have been identified.

The investigation into the crash is ongoing.