The fatal crash occurred around 1:20 am Friday when the 22-year-old failed to stop at a flashing red light in Red Bird and was struck by an 18-wheeler.
The driver appeared uninjured at the scene, but responders recommended he be taken to an area hospital as a precaution. He died of internal bleeding at 5:45 am.
A passenger in the 22-year-old’s car sustained a fractured hip.
The accident is still under investigation.
The following information was provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NTHSA):