NEW CANAAN - New Canaan police say they are investigating a fatal car accident that happened along Ponus Ridge Road on Friday night.

Investigators say 28-year-old Stephen Meszkat, of New Canaan, veered off the winding road while traveling south and went airborne, smashed into a tree and then into a stone wall.

Officials say Meszkat was the only person in the vehicle and that he died at Norwalk Hospital.

Police say they are looking into speed as a possible factor in the accident.