Taunton police investigate early morning fatal accident

Taunton police are investigating an early morning fatal accident Saturday.

Officials say around 1:47 a.m. police along with fire and EMS personnel responded to the area of 1715 County Street for a car that struck a tree.

The operator, a 21-year-old man from East Taunton,{}was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash is under investigation by Crash Reconstructionist Sgt. Carlos Silva and Lt. Paul Roderick.