SONORA -- A 49-year-old Fremont man died Saturday when the car he was driving in Tuolumne County missed a turn and rolled over, the California Highway Patrol reported.
The man, whose name was not released, was driving a 1961 Volkswagen east on Highway 120 at 4:05 p.m. when he tried to make a left turn onto Shawmut Road near Sonora at a high rate of speed, the CHP said. He lost control and the vehicle overturned several times.
The driver, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene. He was the only person in the car.