A man died early Monday after he lost control of his car on Baronne Street near Howard Avenue and struck a cement wall, New Orleans police said.

The 39-year-old man, who was traveling westbound alone in the Honda Accord when the crash occurred, was pronounced dead on the scene. Police received the call around 4:15 a.m., according to a NOPD news release.

The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of family.

Traffic fatality detective Michael Baldassaro is in charge of the investigation and can be reached at 504-658-6210.