VACAVILLE (CBS SF) – A 19-year-old man died in Vacaville on Friday morning after the utility truck he was driving drifted off Interstate Highway 80, hit a pole and caught fire, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The solo-vehicle crash was reported about 6:20 a.m. on westbound I-80 just west of Interstate Highway 505, according to the CHP.READ MORE: San Jose Police Arrested Two For Trafficking Illegal 'Ghost Guns'
After drifting onto the shoulder, the utility truck ran into a large sign pole and erupted into flames.
The man, whose name was not released, was the only person inside the truck, which was filled with transportation signs, the CHP said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.READ MORE: Driver Allegedly Under The Influence Fatally Strikes Millbrae Pedestrian
The CHP is investigating what caused the vehicle to run off the road.
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