CARMICHAEL (CBS13) – A man in his 20s has died after his car drifted off of the road and crashed into a pole in Carmichael early Tuesday morning.
It all started about 1:45 a.m. when a car crashed into a power pole along Fair Oaks Boulevard near Wayside Lane.READ MORE: Ring Videos Show Creepy Encounters By Man At Home of Sacramento Mother And Her Children
According to California Highway Patrol, the crash was so powerful the pole was split in two. The driver died at the scene.READ MORE: 'I Thank God': More California Churches To Offer Vaccines In Effort To Reach Underserved Communities
SMUD was called out to the scene to correct the pole.
“We’re not sure if alcohol was a factor,” said Ofc. Darrell Whitebear with CHP. “There was some drug paraphernalia found in the victim’s pocket.”MORE NEWS: 'A Trend That Won't Go Away': Sacramento City Leaders Consider Permanent Plans For Street Dining
The scene of the crash has now been cleared.