By Cecilio Padilla

PLACER COUNTY (CBS13) — A 30-year-old man from Auburn was killed late Wednesday morning after his pickup truck crashed off the road, authorities say.

California Highway Patrol says a green pickup swerved off of southbound Auburn Folsom Road, near the Auburn and Newcastle city limits, and crashed head-on into a tree.

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The driver was rushed to the hospital by ambulance after the crash, but he was later pronounced dead. His name has not been released at this point.

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Officers note that neither drugs nor alcohol appear to have been factors in the crash.

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Exactly why the driver swerved is unclear at this point.