PALMDALE – Authorities have identified the driver killed early Saturday morning in a single-vehicle rollover crash on the Antelope Valley (14) Freeway in Palmdale.
He was 32-year-old Harold Brown of Lancaster, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office.
The fatal collision happened around 2:19 a.m. Saturday, March 18, on southbound State Route 14, south of Avenue O, according to a California Highway Patrol report.
Brown was driving a 2005 BMW X5 southbound on SR-14 when, for reasons still under investigation, the vehicle veered off the roadway, crashed into a metal guardrail and dirt embankment, and then overturned, the CHP report states. Brown sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.
A passenger in the BMW, 40-year-old Lonell Veloz of Boron, sustained moderate injuries in the collision and was transported to Antelope Valley Hospital for treatment, according to the CHP report.
“Alcohol and/or drugs are unknown to be a factor in this collision,” the CHP report states.
Anyone with information regarding this collision is encouraged to contact investigating officer A. Diaz at the Antelope Valley area CHP Office at 661-948-8541.