A 53-year-old man died Saturday morning after his car veered off the road and hit a tree, Lafayette police said.

George L. Augstine, of Lafayette, was driving in the 2300 block of Cameron Street about 9:15 a.m. when he drove off the road, Lafayette police spokesman Paul Mouton said in a news release issued Sunday. Augustine was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation, authorities said.