Driver arrested in connection with deadly Palm Desert crash early this morning

A 21-year-old man died in the crash

PALM DESERT, Calif. - One person is confirmed dead another two are seriously injured after a crash on Washington Street and Wildcat Drive in Palm Desert.

That's just north of the freeway just south of the Del Webb main gate.

The wreck was first reported just before 4:30 a.m. Thursday.

Police say a 21-year-old man died.

Two others, including the driver, were transported to an area hospital.

Authorities arrested the driver at the hospital. They say he was driving over the speed limit.

Southbound Washington is now open at the accident scene. 

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