Driver dies after classic car slams into tree near Northgate Mall

Seattle police investigated a one-car fatality crash in Northgate on Friday, Nov. 11, 2016. (Photo: KOMO Air4)

SEATTLE -- Police are investigating a fatal-car crash at Northeast Northgate Way and Third Avenue Northeast Friday morning.

The driver apparently lost control, and died after the car slammed into a tree.

Images from Air4 show the front-end of the classic car completely smashed.

Traffic was rerouted in the area, and a tow truck was brought in to remove the car after the scene was processed.

No word yet on what led up to the crash, or identity of the driver.

This is a developing story.

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