HARRIS COUNTY -

An off-duty Harris County sheriff's deputy stumbled upon a deadly scene early Wednesday morning.

Officials said the deputy was driving down Huffsmith Kohrville Road around 12:40 a.m. Wednesday, when he saw a pickup truck that had hit a tree.

Deputies investigating the crash scene said the driver was speeding when he lost control on a sharp curve near Willow Creek and hit the tree. 

The driver died on impact. There were no witnesses.

The victim's name was not immediately released.