El Cajon police are investigating a brief chase that ended with a fatality just before 3:30 a.m. Tuesday.
An officer attempted to make a traffic stop at Granite Hills and Madison, but the driver fled and drove westbound on Madison, crossed Main and struck a parked car, officials said.
The driver was ejected and died at the scene, according to the El Cajon Police Department.
An ambulance was nearby and a medic rushed to the scene to aid the patient, but it was confirmed he had died on impact.
It is not known at this time what the vehicle was being pulled over for. The traffic division will continue its investigation into the incident.