By Cecilio Padilla

LIVE OAK (CBS13) — A 21-year-old man has died after the car he was in crashed into a tree off of Highway 99 near Live Oak early Thursday morning.

California Highway Patrol says, around 5 a.m., a sedan was heading south down the freeway when, north of Paseo Road, it drove onto the shoulder and crashed into a tree.

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The impact overturned the car, eventually leaving it on its roof.

Three people were inside the car at the time. Officers say one passenger, a 21-year-old Oroville resident, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver and another passenger, all also Oroville residents, were taken to hospital with major and minor injuries.

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Officers say drugs and/or alcohol may have been a factor in the crash. Further, officers noted that none of the people inside the car were wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash.

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The name of the man killed in the crash has not been released at this point.