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Man Dies After Crash in Igo

Published On: Dec 23 2012 01:11:05 PM CST
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The California Highway Patrol said a man died early Sunday morning after crashing his vehicle in the Igo area.

Officers said the man died after his Chevrolet rolled down an embankment, hit a fence and flipped over.

The man's name and age have not been released.

According to the CHP the man was traveling at a high rate of speed on Platina Road east of Deck way when he drifted off an embankment.

Officers said the man was not wearing a seat belt.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation, however officers believe alcohol might have been a contributing factor.