LAKE LOS ANGELES – Authorities have identified the driver killed Monday afternoon in a rollover crash near Lake Los Angeles.
He was 56-year-old Jaime Fernandez of Lancaster, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The fatal wreck was reported around 3:30 p.m. Monday, May 13, on 170th Street East south of Avenue S, according to a CHP report.
Fernandez was driving a 2006 Mazda B2300 northbound on 170th Street East when his vehicle drifted off the roadway onto the right shoulder. The vehicle overturned, and Fernandez, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected from the vehicle, the CHP report states.
He was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
“Alcohol (and/or) drugs is not suspected to be a factor in this collision,” the CHP report states.
Anyone with information regarding this collision is encouraged to contact Officer E. Alonzo at the Antelope Valley Area CHP Office at 661-948-8541.