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Driver killed after crashing into tree near I-480 and Martha

Posted at 3:11 PM, May 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-27 16:11:20-04

A driver was killed after hitting into a tree near 1-480 and Martha Saturday afternoon. 

OPD identified the driver as 21-year-old Zachary Nelson. 

Witnesses say Nelson's Ford Explorer was going southbound on I-480 when it drifted off the road, crossed over the Martha Street ramp, and hit a tree. 

Nelson was taken to the hospital with CPR in progress and was declared dead shortly after.