By CBSLA Staff

SIMI VALLEY (CBSLA) – One person was killed after a car crashed into a tree in Simi Valley early Thursday morning.

Sept. 2, 2021. (CBSLA)

The crash occurred at 2 a.m. in the 3300 block of Tapo Canyon Road at the intersection with Walnut Street, according to Simi Valley police.

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The sole occupant of the collision died at the scene, police said. The driver was identified only as a 21-year-old resident of Simi Valley.

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There was no immediate word on a cause, or whether speed, drugs or alcohol were involved.

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Tapo Canyon Road was shut down for several hours while police investigated and cleared the scene.