SANTA CLARA COUNTY (CBS SF) — A man who died after his car careened 150 feet off a cliff in unincorporated Santa Clara County on Friday has been identified by authorities.
The driver was identified as 58-year-old Felton resident Christopher Chambers, according to the Santa Clara County medical examiner’s office.READ MORE: UPDATE: 1 Dead, 6 Wounded in Saturday Evening Shooting at Oakland's Lake Merritt
The crash was reported around 8 a.m. Friday on northbound state Highway 17 just north of Hebard Road in the Lexington Hills community, the California Highway Patrol said.READ MORE: Growth of Willow Fire Near Big Sur Slows Overnight, Still Zero Percent Contained
Chambers’ car fell about 150 feet from the roadway, according to the CHP.
The crash impacted northbound traffic on Highway 17 as authorities shut down lanes to investigate the incident.MORE NEWS: San Francisco Police Arrest Suspect In String Of Brazen Mission District Pharmacy Retail Thefts
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