Shawnee man dies in early morning wreck on his way home from work

SHAWNEE, Kan. - A man on his way home from work died in an early morning traffic crash.

Shawnee Police identified the victim as Damian Cody Hall, 21, of Shawnee.

The crash occurred about 2:20 Tuesday morning in front of Mize Elementary School in the 7300 block of Mize Road, according to a news release from the Shawnee Police Department.

Hall lost control of his pickup truck as he drove north on Mize Road.

His truck slammed into a pole and a tree, according to the news release.

Police said he was not wearing a seat belt.

Investigators are trying to determine if speed was a factor.

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