A Charlotte teen is dead after a dangerous wreck in Rowan County Sunday Morning.

According to authorities, the single vehicle accident happened around 9 a.m. on Goodnight Road after the 14-year-old driver exceeded the speed limit and struck a tree.

The driver died on the scene.

North Carolina Highway Patrol are continuing an investigation into the crash; however, authorities did say that charges are pending.

According to the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration, speed is a factor in about one in three fatal crashes.  As the speed of your car increases, the chances of being involved in a car crash increase exponentially.  If you or a loved on is involved in a serious speed related accident, call the Accident Attorneys of Reeves, Aiken, and Hightower at 704-499-9000 or 877-374-5999 toll-free.