FOLSOM (CBS13) – Authorities are investigating after a deadly crash off Highway 50 Tuesday morning.

The scene was off the westbound side of the freeway, west of the E. Bidwell Street onramp.

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Exactly what led up to the crash is unclear, but a small pickup truck went off the road and struck a tree.

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California Highway Patrol confirms a person has died in the crash.

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Drivers should slow down for first responders on the shoulder.