A 28-year-old man was killed when his silver Mazda Roadster swerved off the road and collided with a chain link fence in the early hours of Sunday.
Michael Eden was pronounced dead at the Cayman Islands Hospital following the crash in George Town, close to the Pasadora Place shopping plaza just after 4 a.m.
The badly damaged vehicle was being towed from the scene early Sunday.
Mr. Eden was the sole occupant of the car and no other vehicles were involved, according to a police statement.
Police said the car had careered off the road, through the fence and into the yard of a home on Smith Road, at the junction of Anthony Drive and Melrose Lane.
The accident is under investigation by the Traffic Department.
The crash marks the second fatal traffic accident within a month.
Motorcyclist Randy Johnson, 62, was killed in a collision with an SUV on South Church Street last month.
Anyone with information on Sunday’s accident is asked call George Town Police Station at 949-4222 or to contact Crime Stoppers at 800-8477 (TIPS) or online at www.tipsubmit.com.