AKRON -- The accident happened at Sunday morning just before 3 a.m.
An unidentified man drove his car off the side of Manchester Road, between Wilbeth Road and Flora Avenue, into a building. The building then caught fire.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Summit County Medical Examiner's Office and the Akron Police department are investigating the cause of the accident.
The road was closed temporarily but has since reopened.