Man killed in rollover accident

08/27/2013 9:46 AM

08/27/2013 10:51 AM

A 25-year-old man was killed Monday night in a solo car crash in the Ballico area, the California Highway Patrol reported.

Officials did not release the man’s name, pending notification of his family.The crash was reported at 9:40 p.m. on Oakdale Road, north of East Avenue.

The man was driving a red 1993 Acura Integra southbound on Oakdale Road, when the car drifted to the right onto the dirt shoulder, according to officer Jason Schoonhoven.

The driver steered to the left, attempting to gain control, but rotated in a counter-clockwise direction across both lanes of Oakdale Road, onto the east dirt shoulder.

The car overturned and hit two trees, coming to a rest on its roof in an orchard. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

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