By CBS13 Staff

MANTECA (CBS13) — Authorities believe a man suffered some sort of fatal medical incident before he crashed in Manteca early Friday morning.

Manteca police say, around 1:30 a.m., the Ceres man was driving down N. Main Street when he had the medical incident. He then veered off the road and crashed into some trees near Northgate Drive.

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An off-duty paramedic saw the crash and rushed to help, but police say the man was soon pronounced dead at the scene.

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The name of the man, who was in his 70s, has not been released at this point.

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Exactly what kind of medical incident the man suffered before the crash is unclear.