NILES, Ill. (STMW) — A man was killed in a crash in north suburban Niles early Saturday.

The crash happened about 2 a.m. when a vehicle struck a fixed object in the 8100 block of North Caldwell Avenue, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

The 36-year-old man driving, the sole occupant of the vehicle, was dead at the scene, according to a medical examiner’s office spokeswoman, who declined to release his identity pending notification of relatives.

Niles police were not immediately available for comment.

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