UPDATE Jan. 7 9:15 p.m: The victim has been identified as Aaron Lee Dault.

A 23-year-old man is dead after crashing his vehicle into a tree early Sunday morning.

According to a news release from the Kent County Sheriff's Office, the crash happened around 2:30 a.m. near White Creek Avenue between 18 Mile Road and Wiersma Street in Solon Township.

The man drove his vehicle off the roadway and hit a tree -- he died instantly. He was the only person in the vehicle when he crashed.

Deputies do believe that alcohol may have played a factor in the crash.

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