24-year-old killed after car crashes into tree in St. Paul

St. Paul police are investigating a fatal crash last night that killed a 24-year-old man around 3 a.m.

The victim has been identified as Justin Dechantal from Brainerd, Minn. Dechantal died after his car crashed into a tree on Dale Street near University Avenue in St. Paul. There were no passengers in his vehicle.

Police shut down Dale Street for a few hours overnight during the investigation.

Cause of the accident is unknown, and it has yet to be determined whether or not alcohol was a factor.