WEST SACRAMENTO (CBS/AP) — A Pacific Gas & Electric employee has died after his truck crashed into a traffic signal pole as he was driving during stormy weather.
West Sacramento police say the driver lost control of his vehicle before 2 a.m. on Friday, and the rainstorm moving through the area may have been a factor.READ MORE: DA's Office: Man Shot Dead By Daly City Police Was Wielding Fake Gun
The worker died at the site of the crash.
PG&E workers at the scene said that the driver had been working overtime and was returning from Clarksburg in southern Sacramento County.READ MORE: Prosecutors: San Jose Flooring Company Owner Charged With Wage Theft; Workers Owed Nearly $1M In Overtime
The traffic signal pole was damaged and was being replaced before traffic could begin using the intersection.
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