CLOVERDALE (CBS SF) — The driver of a vehicle traveling along U.S. Highway 101 in Cloverdale was killed after losing control of the vehicle and hitting a tree, the California Highway Patrol said Tuesday.

The crash happened Monday at about 5:30 p.m. south of Cloverdale Blvd. The CHP and Cloverdale Fire Department units arrived and found a Toyota Camry with major damage and a man dead inside the car.

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According to the CHP, a preliminary investigation showed the 31-year-old driver from Santa Rosa was headed northbound on 101 when he veered off the roadway to the right side and collided with a tree.

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The victim’s identity was being withheld pending family notification.

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Anyone who witnessed the crash or any events leading up to it was asked to call the Santa Rosa CHP Office at (707)588-1400.