Chattanooga Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident. Chattanooga Police Traffic Division responded to a vehicle crash at 1200 E 37th St. around 3:30 this afternoon.

Police said the driver of a Honda Civic lost control on a curve, ran off the road, and hit a utility pole head on. The driver and passenger in the vehicle were transported to a local hospital where the passenger later died.

The name of the victim and driver have not yet been released.

Stay with Channel 3 on this developing story.