An early morning accident in Northwest Austin claims the life of one man. Just before 5 this morning Austin police officers were called out 183 and MOPAC. Officers say the man inside drove off 183 and crashed into a pillar underneath the MOPAC North bound on-ramp. The man died at the scene. He was the only person in the car. It is unknown if alcohol or speed played a factor in this accident. Detectives are investigating a cause.