CALAVERAS COUNTY (CBS13) – A man suspected of being under the influence who crashed into a tree and embankment was ejected from his vehicle and died from his injuries in Calaveras County, the California Highway Patrol said.
San Andreas area CHP said the victim – Christopher Brabbin, 27, of West Point – went off the roadway as he approached a curve on Winton Road, just east of Lily Gap Road, after which the rear end of his vehicle struck a tree.READ MORE: Five Injured In Crash Near Cameron Park On Saturday night, One Infant
CHP said the vehicle then continued east on the shoulder of Winton Road and crashed into a dirt embankment, which caused the vehicle to roll over and eject Brabbin causing fatal injuries.READ MORE: Colorado Fire Prompts Evacuations In Monterey County, 25% Contained
Investigators said drugs or alcohol appear to be factors.MORE NEWS: Attempted Homicide Near Franklin Blvd Saturday Night
No further details were released.