NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- Norfolk Police said 38-year-old Shamar Copeland died after the car he was driving rear-ended a street sweeper last night.

According to officials, the crash occurred in the 6400 block of Tidewater Drive around 10:45 p.m.

Copeland was taken to a local hospital where he died shortly after arrival. The driver of the street sweeper was not hurt, and no other cars were involved.

Police said speed appeared to be a contributing factor in the crash.