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.READ MORE: DA Declines To File Charges In Fatal Shooting Related To Arson Fire That Claimed Father, 1-Year-0ld's Lives
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.READ MORE: Baseball Digest Gives Willie Mays Magazine’s First Lifetime Achievement Award
The victim’s identity was being withheld pending family notification.MORE NEWS: Late Night Looters Target GameStop In Emeryville; One Suspect Arrested
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.