Driver hits parked car, ejected, dies in SE Portland

Daniel Lee Wescott, 57, died at the scene

A man died after crashing into a parked car on SE 96th Avenue, July 3, 2017. (KOIN)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A driver was killed Monday evening after crashing into a parked car in Southeast Portland, according to police.

Daniel Lee Wescott was headed north on SE 96th Avenue from Division around 6:30 p.m. Investigators said he was speeding, swerving and spinning his tires, then made a wide turn toward the curb and slammed into a parked Volvo.

Wescott, 57, was ejected from his Studebaker kit truck and died at the scene. His 44-year-old passenger, Mary Ann Heuer, suffered an ankle injury.

The investigation into the cause of the crash continues.