SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – One person is dead after a crash on Interstate 5 in Sacramento late Thursday morning.

The incident happened a little after 11 a.m. on the northbound side of I-5, just south of the Interstate 80 connector.

According to California Highway Patrol, a Ford Mustang was heading on the freeway at a high rate of speed when the driver lost control and crashed off the freeway and into a tree.

The driver, who was the only person in the Mustang, was killed in the crash. His name has not been released, but CHP says he was a 19-year-old Vallejo resident.

CHP is still investigating the crash.

Anyone who may have seen the crash is asked to contact CHP’s North Sacramento office at (916) 348-2300.


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