AKRON -- A 32-year-old Akron man is dead following a single-vehicle accident Tuesday evening.

Akron Police say Michael Smith was driving a 2000 Oldsmobile Bravado southbound on East Avenue near Russell Avenue when he went off the southwest corner of the intersection.

The vehicle then struck a tree shortly before 6 p.m.

Smith was pronounced dead at the scene.

Although the airbags did deploy, police say Smith wasn't wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

Police say alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the crash.

The Summit County Medical Examiner's Office will conduct an autopsy.

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