A Hannibal man is dead following a traffic crash in Riverview Park at 2:11 p.m. Friday. 

Hannibal Police report a car driven by 57 year old Leland Brown left the road in the park across from the Hannibal Water Treatment Plant’s driveway. Reports indicate the car was traveling at a high rate of speed when it crashed into a tree.

Brown was pronounced dead at the scene by Marion County Coroner Darrell McCoy.

An autopsy was scheduled for Saturday in Columbia to determine the exact cause of death. Foul play is not suspected.