ONONDAGA, N.Y. (AP) — Police have identified the driver who was killed in a one-vehicle crash on a road near Syracuse.

The Onondaga County Sheriff's Office says 911 dispatchers received a call from a town of Onondaga resident who reported hearing a loud collision around 4 a.m. Sunday on a road south of Syracuse.

When emergency crews arrived they found a van had hit a tree.

Deputies later identified the victim as 16-year-old Matthew Norris of the neighboring town of Marcellus.

Police say speed and driver inexperience likely played a role in the crash, but the cause of the accident remains under investigation.

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