KEYES (CBS13) — A two-car crash in rural Stanislaus County left a 79-year-old man dead over the weekend.
California Highway Patrol says, just before midnight Sunday, officers responded to the intersection of Keyes and Faith Home roads. Two cars, a Mercedes-Benz and a Hyundai, had been involved in a crash.READ MORE: Man Found Clinging Under Tower Bridge Piling Rescued
Officers found that the Mercedes-Benz had major front-end damage, while the Hyundai was on its left side leaning against a tree with major left-side damage.
It appears both cars were approaching the intersection when one of them failed to stop at a red light. However, investigators say it is unclear at this point which car didn’t stop.READ MORE: Disguised On DoorDash? Several Chain Restaurants Marketing Food Under Different Names
The driver of the Hyundai, a 79-year-old Ceres man, was pronounced dead at the scene. The other driver was taken to the hospital with major injuries.
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Investigators say neither drugs nor alcohol appear to have been factors in the crash.