A young man is dead after the SUV he was driving crashed into a tree in a south Charlotte neighborhood Tuesday morning.

It happened around 11:20 a.m. off Lindstrom Drive near Carmel Road just south of Quail Hollow Country Club.

The 20-year-old was driving a white 2000 Toyota 4 Runner when he crashed into a tree near an intersection.

The man was pronounced dead on the scene.

He was apparently a crew member on the popular show ‘Homeland,’ as much of the series was filmed in the Charlotte area this past year.

According to investigators, excessive speed may have contributed to the crash; moreover, police say he was not wearing a seat belt.

Nearly one third of all motor-vehicle accidents can be attributed to speeding. In fact, the chances of being in a potentially serious accident increase exponentially as the rate of speed of an automobile increases.  Driving is not a game and safe driving techniques include obeying the speed limit.  If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident that involves excess speed or otherwise, it’s time to call the Accident Attorneys of Reeves, Aiken, and Hightower at 704-499-9000 or 877-374-5999 toll-free.