TURLOCK, Calif. — Police are investigating a deadly crash involving a single car near downtown Turlock, early Sunday morning.
The crash happened just after midnight near the intersection of W. Main Street and W. Avenue South. According to investigators, a car being driven by a 22-year-old man was speeding eastbound on W. Main Street.
As the driver approached the intersection of W. Avenue South, investigators say the car struck a concrete island and the driver lost control. The car then careened into a telephone pole, knocking it down. Police said the car continued moving before it slammed into a concrete wall, rolled, and ended up in the intersection of W. Main Street and Farr Street.
The driver was partially ejected from the car and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the report. He was the only person in the car. Police are not releasing his name pending notification of next of kin.
Investigators said they believe alcohol was a factor in the crash.
If you have any information regarding this crash, you are asked to call Officer Gavin Anderson at 209-668-5550. Tipsters can remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 209-521-4636. Callers may be eligible for a cash reward.
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