A 19-year-old Old Orchard Beach man died after his car crashed into a marsh in Scarborough, authorities said. Credit: CBS 13 | WGME

The man who died after his car crashed into a Scarborough marsh has been identified.

Christopher Thompson, 19, of Old Orchard Beach was found about 10 a.m. Monday inside a vehicle submerged in a marsh off Pine Point Road near Eastern Trail during low tide, according to the Scarborough Police Department.

Thompson was alone in the vehicle and was found dead at the scene, Scarborough police said.

Police said Thompson was driving south on Pine Point Road when his vehicle left the road and crashed into the marsh.

The crash remains under investigation.