WINSTON-SALEM - A Winston-Salem man died after being trapped in his car in a single-car wreck on University Parkway.

Frederick Walters, 42, lost control of the 2007 BMW he was driving and hit a tree in the median on the 2800 block of the road. The accident happened around 6 a.m. according to Winston-Salem police.

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Walters was extricated by the Winston-Salem Fire Department and treated on the scene before he succumbed to his injuries.

The Winston-Salem Police Department's traffic enforcement unit is investigating the crash. Walters' death marks the 14th fatality of 2017 in Winston-Salem.