Driver dies after being ejected from truck in wreck

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Driver lost control of vehicle

MESA -- Mesa police were called to scene of a fatal truck wreck at Crismon and Madero roads, which is south of Baseline Road. Thursday morning.

The wreck reportedly happened overnight.

The driver of the truck was ejected, but was not found until the morning.

Officers say it appears the driver was going at an extremely high rate of speed sometime overnight when he lost control of his vehicle and rolled it into a desert area in a neighborhood.

A woman in the neighborhood told police she heard tires screeching and then a loud crash around 1:30 a.m. She and her family searched the area but didn't find anything.

Police say the deceased is a 36-year-old white male.

The investigation is ongoing.

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