UPDATE 4:40 p.m.: Maine State Police have released the identity of the woman killed. April Robinson, 52, of Alfred, was the accident victim.

ALFRED, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- A woman was killed Thursday morning when her car hit a tree, police say.

The crash happened along Whichers Mills Road just before 7:30 a.m. State Police spokesperson Stephen McCausland says the identity of the woman will be released later this afternoon.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.