Police say the car Delmond Strong was driving stuck a light pole and then flipped over in the 3100 block of South Western Avenue around 3 a.m. Saturday morning.
Emergency crews found the 32-year-old trapped inside his Mercury Sable. He was taken to Mount Sinai where he was later died.
The CTA had to reroute buses in the area while crews worked to clean up the scene.
Those buses are now running their normal routes.