A 25-year-old man is dead and his passenger severely injured after a high speed crash just before midnight Saturday.

According to reports, the driver, a 25-year-old man was driving a Chevy Monte Carlo over the speed limit on Interstate 71 near the West 14th Street exit.

The driver lost control and was partially ejected from the car after striking a metal guard rail.

The vehicle then traveled across four lanes of traffic and struck a concrete wall.

The driver and his passenger, a 29-year-old man were both transported to Metro Health Hospitals, where the driver later died.

The passenger suffered a fractured neck and several cuts to the face.

No further information is available at this time.