The Duluth Police Department has identified the man killed Thursday in a single-vehicle crash on Mesaba Avenue.

Gabriel Zachariah Stunkel, 24, was pronounced dead at the scene after crashing into a light pole at West Fifth Street shortly after 4:30 a.m. Police said Stunkel was "unable to negotiate the curve" as he traveled down Mesaba, leaving the roadway.

Stunkel, the only occupant, was not wearing a seat belt. Police are continuing to investigate the cause of the crash.