According to police, one person died in a single-vehicle crash in Lincolnwood early Monday morning.
A vehicle was speeding just before 4 a.m. in the 4300 block of Touhy Avenue before colliding with a tree on the south side of Touhy, according to Lincolnwood police.
According to police, the driver and sole occupant of the vehicle died at the scene.
Later Monday morning, the person who died had not yet been publicly identified.
The incident is being investigated by Lincolnwood police and the Major Crash Assistance Team.
Touhy Avenue will be closed in both directions for several hours while police investigate.
Drivers are instructed to seek alternate routes.