A 20-year-old Baldwin man has died as a result of a single-car accident in Standish.

The victim has been identified as Timothy D. Strout of Bishop-Delisle Lane, according the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office.

Capt. Don Goulet said Strout was driving a 1998 Toyota Corolla on Pequawket Trail, also known as Route 113, in Standish around noon. The car went off the road, struck a telephone pole and then a tree. The vehicle caught fire. Passersby removed Strout from the car, but he was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the media release from Goulet.

Speed and failure to wear a seatbelt were factors in the accident, Goulet said. A test will be performed for blood-alcohol content, but there was no evidence that alcohol was involved. The accident remains under investigation.

1:21 p.m.

A young man is dead after the car he was driving in Standish crashed into a utility pole, into some trees and then caught fire.

The man was driving east on Route 113 near Watchic Road at noon when the he lost control of the car, according to the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office, which is investigating the crash.

After the crash, motorists passing by stopped and were able to free him from the vehicle, but he was pronounced dead at the scene, the sheriff’s office said.

Deputies are investigating witness reports that the car was seen shortly before the crash speeding in the area along with another vehicle.

The driver’s identity has not been released.