By CBS13 Staff

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Officers are investigating a deadly single-car crash just off of Interstate 80 in the North Sacramento area on Thursday morning.

California Highway Patrol says, a little after 8:30 a.m., a driver lost control of his car at the Longview Drive onramp. The car hit a guardrail then overturned.

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Officers say the driver, an 82-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene. His wife, who was also in the car, was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

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Exactly what led up to the crash is unclear.

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The westbound Longview Drive onramp is closed for the time being; no lanes are blocked on I-80.