Melvin Tavarez, 21, of Salem was killed in the , confirmed via phone and police log records Wednesday afternoon.
Officials said next of kin were notified.
Tavarez was the only person in the vehicle.
The responded to the accident at 12:44 p.m. Wednesday. Fire officials said the accident occured at 123 Loring Ave. near an entrance to .
Fire officials said the car hit a parked car and a fence. Bystanders helped lift the vehicle so emergency responders could reach the victim.
State police were investigating the cause of the accident. A witness on scene told a fire official the driver was traveling at a high rate of speed.
Members of the Salem Police and fire departments as well as Atlantic Ambulance responded to the scene.