LAKEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4) – Lakewood police say the driver of a Ford F-350 died after colliding with a Geo Metro early Sunday morning. The crash happened at Wadsworth Boulevard and Florida Avenue.

Lakewood police respond to a deadly crash near Wadsworth Boulevard and Florida Avenue. (credit: CBS)

Witnesses tell police the truck was driving at a high rate of speed and ran a red light. The two vehicles collided.

The truck ended up in a homeowner’s yard and hit a tree. The driver of the Geo Metro and four other people in the truck were taken to the hospital.

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The truck driver, identified as 23-year-old Nicholas Kassera, died at the scene.

Investigators were still at the scene as of 9 a.m. Sunday. They say alcohol and speed are suspected factors.

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