PALMDALE – A man died Monday morning after his vehicle veered off the road and crashed, authorities said.
Roland James Roy, 23, of Palmdale was killed in a single-vehicle collision that occurred around 6:30 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 5, near the intersection of 28th Street West and Rancho Vista Boulevard, according to coroner’s Assistant Chief Ed Winter.
Roy was driving west on Rancho Vista Boulevard, approaching 28th Street West, when his vehicle “suddenly veered across eastbound lanes of travel and struck a curb, trees and a light pole,” according to a news release from the Palmdale Sheriff’s Station.
Roy was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision by Los Angeles County Fire Department personnel.
Rancho Vista Boulevard, from 30th to 20th Street West, was closed for about five hours during the collision scene investigation, which concluded around 11:45 a.m. Monday, Sept. 5, the news release states.